News Stories

March 6, 2024

Celebrating Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion with Carolyn Moncada

Carolyn Moncada is a dedicated member of the DCAA Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) council, Carolyn passionately advocates for DEIA principles in the workplace and beyond.

Feb. 28, 2024

Celebrating African Americans and the Arts with Stanley Jones

Mr. Stanley (Stan) Jones is a senior level auditor in a field detachment office who enjoys music, quilting, card-making, and more. Stan’s early exposure to the arts was inspired by his mother, a retired bone-marrow transplant nurse. Continuing his mother’s legacy, Stan actively contributes to his community by volunteering to teach after-school care for high-risk, low-income families in his local community.

Feb. 23, 2024

2024 Leadership Conference: Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow

The DCAA Leadership Conference is a critical event that offers a three-day immersive learning experience for upper-level leadership within DCAA. This year’s theme, “Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow,” emphasizes the need to continue learning to help ensure effective and successful long-term leadership and growth.

Feb. 22, 2024

Dave Bukauskas SES Induction Ceremony

Mr. Dave Bukauskas was inducted as a member of the Senior Executive Services (SES) during a ceremony on Feb. 13, 2024, at DCAA’s 2024 Leadership Conference. Mr. Bukauskas is now the Deputy Regional Director, Central Region.

Feb. 21, 2024

Celebrating African Americans and the Arts - the Higginbotham Legacy

Teakilla Higginbotham is a DCAA Auditor whose family celebrates their love for music. The Higginbotham family celebrates the legacy of Teakilla’s paternal grandfather, Robert Higginbotham.

Feb. 15, 2024

Remembering Anita Bales

Former DCAA Director Anita Bales passed away January 22, 2024, after a year-long illness. Ms. Bales served DCAA with unparalleled dedication and leadership for over 11 years, serving in both the Director and the Deputy Director position before retiring from DCAA on Jan. 28, 2022.

Feb. 14, 2024

Celebrating African Americans and the Arts – E.J. Rupert

E.J. Rupert is an aspiring animated series writer who won first-place in the Creative Writing-Short Script category of the 2023 National Veterans Creative Arts Competition for his script, “Back to Fool.” E.J. will return to the National Veterans Creative Arts Competition in May of 2024 in Denver, Co. E.J. is also a part-time DJ, sings and plays the drums.

Feb. 13, 2024

DCAA Western Region auditors helped investigate a case that resulted in a $5 million settlement

Merrill Technologies Group, Inc. (MTM), and its subsidiaries agreed to pay $5 million to resolve False Claims Act violations.

Feb. 7, 2024

Celebrating African Americans and the Arts – Tiffany Dixon

Tiffany Dixon is more than an auditor at DCAA. Tiffany is an “under-the-radar” private artist that loves to express her view of art in her own unique way.

Jan. 23, 2024

DCAA Gives Happy and Exceeds Donation Goal for 2023 Combined Federal Campaign

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) concluded on January 15. DCAA employees contributed nearly 100 volunteer hours and pledged over $35,000, exceeding DCAA’s pledge goal of $33,000.