News Stories

Aug. 22, 2019

Financial Liaison Advisors Earn Army Civilian Service Achievement Awards

DCAA’s Financial Liaison Advisors (FLA) at Army Contracting Command – Redstone earned the Army Civilian Service Achievement Medals "For exceptional expertise in contracting, pricing, auditing, and law for the speedy drafting of a response to a DoD IG Audit Inquiry. All parties worked selflessly into the night to ensure the short deadline was met.

Aug. 7, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019 Agency Award Winners Announced

DCAA’s Director Bales announced the fiscal year 2019 agency award winners. The winners are from both the audit and professional support staff career fields. In her announcement, Director Bales stated the awards recognize “outstanding performance, significant accomplishments, and remarkable dedication to service within the agency and to our

July 30, 2019

Auditors Assist US District Attorney

PAE Applied Technologies, LLC, has agreed to pay $4,200,000 to settle civil claims stemming from allegations that it submitted false claims to the United States Air Force. It was alleged that PAE knowingly submitted false claims to the Air Force for employee wages and submitted false claims for wage rates above the applicable wage caps.

June 19, 2019

DCAA Employees Graduate from the Defense Civilian Emerging Leadership Program

Nine DCAA employees received their diplomas from the Defense Civilian Emerging Leadership Program (DCELP) during a ceremony held on June 14, 2019.  DCELP is the DoD leader development program for GS 7-12 employees. The program is comprised of a series of four 1-week  in-resident seminars, assessment tools, knowledge transfer activities, participant

June 12, 2019

Executive Leader Development Program Graduates

DCAA auditors Michael Mandolfo, FAO Manager Chicago Branch Office; Roberto Picon, Technical Programs Chief, Northrup Grumman Corporate Audit Directorate; and Poppy Greer, Chief Auditing Standards Division, Plans and Policy Directorate, graduated from the Executive Leader Development Program (ELDP) in June. This 10-month program trains DoD’s future

June 7, 2019

DCAA Director Recognizes Exceptional Employees

DCAA Director Anita Bales presented the Agency's top awards to three employees at the June meeting of the Executive Steering Committee. Mr. Mark Owen, Division Chief, Operations Audit Support Division, earned the Agency's highest award for auditors, the William B. Petty award, for his efforts in the Truth in Negotiation area, business systems, and

June 4, 2019

DCAA/DCMA Team Earns Salute to Saving Award

Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)/Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Lockheed Martin Grand Prairie Missiles & Fire Control Forward Pricing Rates Proposal Team’s contributions earned the Undersecretary of Defense(Comptroller) Salute to Savings Award for their work on overhead cost rates during a period of unprecedented growth. The DCAA

May 21, 2019

2019 Public Service Award Winner

Investigative Support Auditor Krystina Durako received the 2019 Public Service Award for her assistance to the investigative team on the James River Air (JRA) Conditioning Company case. Krystina said of receiving the award, “I was excited! It is not too often in OIS that you are able to work on a case and see it come full circle and how your work

May 14, 2019

Pittsburg Office wins Bronze Award

DCAA’s Pittsburgh Branch Office won the prestigious Federal Executive Board Bronze Chairman’s Award for its accomplishments in fiscal year (FY) 2018, which included competing 112 audit assignments, examining over $1 billion of contractor incurred costs, $400 million of proposals, and saving over $52 million in Department of Defense and Department