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Julie George earned a DoD Outstanding Employee Award and was selected as DCAA's 2021 Outstanding Employee with a Disability.
Department of Defense and DCAA Awards Honor Employee
By DCAA Staff Writer | Oct. 18, 2021
Ms. Julie George, Office Automation Assistant, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Linthicum Resident Office was honored during a virtual Pentagon ceremony as an Outstanding Department of Defense Employee with a Disability. She is also DCAA's Outstanding Employee with a Disability for Fiscal Year 2021.

DCAA awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Award to 15 employees, both auditors and professional support staff.
Employees Earn Meritorious Civilian Service Awards for their Actions
By DCAA Staff Writer | Oct. 5, 2021
DCAA awarded Meritorious Civilian Service Awards to 13 employees for their efforts in 2021.

Ms. Cynthia Cannon (cell outlined in yellow) was awarded DCAA's Petty Award during a virtual ceremony.
Petty Award Presented to Ms. Cynthia Cannon
By DCAA Staff Writer | Sept. 28, 2021
Ms. Cynthia Cannon was presented with DCAA's highest award for an auditor, the Petty Award, in a virtual ceremony.

Hispanic Heritage Month
Continuing the Family Tradition of Service
By DCAA Staff Writer | Sept. 15, 2021
Supervisory Auditor Christine White of the Hampton Roads Branch Office continue her family's tradition of service. She is the fifth member of her family to work for the United States government.

The renovation of DCAA's office in Lowell, Mass. was recently completed. It now has ergonomic furnishings, fresh paint, new carpet, larger break rooms, and more natural light.
Office Renovations Continue in Spite of Pandemic
By DCAA Staff Writer | Sept. 1, 2021
DCAA’s Facilities and Space Management Branch has continued office renovations during the pandemic completing the renovation in the Lowell, Mass office and starting work at the Smyrna, Ga. office. When complete, the renovated office have new ergonomic furniture and break, well, lactation and training rooms.

Department of Justice Seal
U.S. Defense Contractor and Employees Sentenced for Procurement Fraud Scheme
By DCAA Staff Writer | Aug. 25, 2021
DCAA auditors assisted in the investigation of procurement fraud that resulted in prison sentences for the owner and four employees of Iris Kim, Inc., a defense contractor.

DCAA's Coastal Branch Office held a virtual conference to improve the skills of the workforce.
Coastal Branch Office Improves Auditor Performance through Virtual Staff Conference
By DCAA Staff Writer | Aug. 18, 2021
The Coastal Branch Office, located near Greensboro, N.C., conducted a virtual staff conference to provide refresher training to their workforce. Guest speakers along with several internal to the office led discussions on seven topics. The conference closed with a discussion of the fiscal year 21 (FY21) goals.

Auditor Andy Hale received a Certificate of Appreciation for his work on a recent investigation.
Auditor Provides Exceptional Support to the Defense Criminal Investigative Service
By DCAA Staff Writer | Aug. 4, 2021
DCAA auditor Andy Hale received a Letter and Certificate of Appreciation for his significant contributions in a Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) investigation of alleged contracting violations.

Right to left: Bruce M. Taylor, Jeremy (Jad) DeLoache, Bethany Craig, and Laura Sanchez-An. Not available for photo: Andrew Barker and Sean McKinney.
Audit Team Wins Department of Defense Financial Management Award
By DCAA Staff Writer | July 26, 2021
DCAA’s sub-office in Greenville, SC received the DoD Comptroller’s Award for Contributions to

Auditor reviewing a contractor's general ledger. A Frieden calculator is on the desk.
56 Years of Auditing - Paper and Pencil to Laptop
By DCAA Staff Writer | July 21, 2021
How does auditing today compare to the experience of DCAA’s first auditors?  In the 1960’s, paper