News Stories

Oct. 29, 2020

2020 Grechanik-Collins Professional Employee Award Winner Announced

Ms. Debra Fletcher was awarded the Grechanik-Collins award for her exceptional and noteworthy service to DCAA. Ms. Fletcher has served in DCAA for over 20 years beginning as a GS-5 and rising to GS-14. She is currently the Chief of the Administrative and Logistics Branch with the Human Capital and Resource Management Directorate.Debra leads a team

Oct. 27, 2020

2020 Winner of the William B. Petty Award for Management Excellence Announced

Mr. John Gilbert, Regional Audit Manager for Central Region, is this year’s recipient of the William B. Petty Award for Management Excellence.  Mr. Gilbert has performed his duties in an exceptional manner and inspires others to approach their positions in a positive, energetic manner.Among John’s accomplishments are several that stand out. As a

Oct. 20, 2020

DCAA Auditor Earns Outstanding Employee with a Disability Award

Mr. Ramnath Shenoy, General Dynamics Corporate Resident Sub-Office, is this year’s winner of DCAA’s Outstanding Employee with a Disability Award. Ramnath joined DCAA in September of 2016 and has excelled. He has always gone above and beyond what is expected, volunteering to be the lead auditor on assignments, assisting team members, and suggesting

Oct. 8, 2020

QuantaDyn Corporation and Owner Settle False Claims Act Allegations of Bribery to Obtain Government Contracts for Simulators

On September 15, 2020, the Department of Justice announced a settlement with QuantaDyn Corporation to resolve civil claims arising from allegations that it engaged in a bribery scheme to steer government contracts for training simulators to the company, as part of a broader settlement that includes a guilty plea. The company agreed to pay $37.8

Oct. 1, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month: Jason Besser – Getting to Know Employees’ Backgrounds Contributes to Team Success

“My Mexican heritage is not evident when meeting me, but it is a great source of pride,” stated Jason Besser, Regional Audit Manager. Mr. Besser’s mother was born as a United States citizen living in Mexico.  His grandfather worked for the Department of State and moved the family to various Spanish speaking countries in Central and South America. 

Sept. 29, 2020

Owner of Haeoyou Pharmacy Sentenced to 34 Month in Prison and $28 Million in Restitution

The owner of Haeoyou Pharmacy (HP) was sentenced to 34 months in prison for fraudulently submitting more than $62 million in claims to the military's TRICARE health care benefit program for bogus compounded medication prescriptions, which were primarily generated by the payment of large referral fees to marketers. In addition, the owner was also

Sept. 23, 2020

Military Dog Training Company Enters a Civil Settlement Agreement for $1.35 Million

Vohne Liche Kennels (VLK) agreed to pay $1.35 million in a pre-suit settlement agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Indiana, Civil Division to resolve allegations of submitting false claims for labor hours for trainers and Field Service Representatives on an Army contract for training of explosive detection dogs.

Sept. 16, 2020

Financial Liaison Advisors at Detroit Arsenal Recognized for Efforts

Financial Liaison Advisors Mr. Joe Merryweather, Ms. Char Kreitzer, and Ms. LaTonya Johnson were presented Commander’s Challenge Coins from Ms. Marion Whicker, Director Integrated Logistics Support Center (ILSC), and also received Commanders Coins from Major General Daniel Mitchell, former Commanding General of the US Army Tank and Automotive

Sept. 15, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month: Ms. Coralis Rodriguez Discusses How Her Puerto Rican Heritage Contributed to Her Success as an Auditor

When an array of ideas, traditions, and customs come together, something magnificent is formed. As a Puerto Rican, I have experienced firsthand how the Puerto Rican culture is a living example of how that happens—diversity and inclusion are just an integral part of who we are and has clearly shaped who I’ve become. Culturally we are passionate

Sept. 7, 2020

Integrity and Quality Assurance Directorate Holds Virtual Workshop

DCAA’s Integrity and Quality Assurance Directorate hosted a virtual 4-day workshop to increase the knowledge and skills of the Agency’s Field Audit Office Assistants for Quality (FAQ). The training covered the five areas of DCAA’s Quality Goal Initiative. In addition, DCAA’s Policy Directorate covered the Agency guidance on Materiality in Incurred