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Afghan National Army: Controls Over Fuel for Vehicles, Generators, and Power Plants Need Strengthening to Prevent Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

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[Technical Report, Inspector General Audit]

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Since 2005, Congress has appropriated more than 50 billion to train, equip, and sustain the Afghan National Security Forces ANSF, which include the Afghan National Army ANA and Afghan National Police. The NATO Training Mission-AfghanistanCombined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan CSTC-A has primary responsibility for purchasing ANAs petroleum, oil, and lubricants POL and works with top-level above-Corp ANA and Ministry of Defense MOD officials. The International Security Assistance Force Joint Command provides oversight andassistance to operational and tactical commands. The MOD is responsible for requesting, distributing and accounting for ANA fuel. This report assesses 1 internal controls to account for ANA POL and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse 2 whether funding requests for ANA POL were based on accurate data and 3 CSTC- As efforts to ensure the MOD has sufficient capacity to manage the purchase, delivery, storage, and consumption of ANA POL following the drawdown of U.S. and coalition forces by the end of 2014. SIGAR obtained data and met with officials from the International Security Assistance Force, CSTC-A, Task Force 2010, the Department of Defense Inspector General, U.S. Army Audit Agency, and the Defense Logistics Agency. This report builds on a September 2012 interim report and alert letter. SIGAR conducted this work in Kabul, Afghanistan from February 2012 to January 2013 in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.


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  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Administration and Management

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[A, Approved For Public Release]