News Stories

Oct. 4, 2019

DCAA's Disability Award Winner Honored in Pentagon Ceremony

Disability does not mean inability and Mr. Paul S. Doyle Jr., Senior Auditor, Upstate New York Branch Office, Central Region, proved it through his work and selection as DCAA's Outstanding Employee with a Disability for fiscal year 2019. Paul was presented his award during a ceremony in the pentagon. During the ceremony, the Secretary of Defense,

Sept. 25, 2019

Annual Senior Leadership Conference

DCAA’s Regional Audit and Corporate Audit Managers (RAM/CAM) met for a week at Southbridge, Mass., to receive topical updates and to focus on the future. DCAA staff updates provided the attendees the opportunity to hear firsthand about ongoing initiatives in the areas of information technology, audit policy, audit operations, and human resources.

Sept. 12, 2019

Auditor's Support Leads to $4.02 Million Payment

A Virginia-based military contractor will pay $4.02 million to resolve allegations that it improperly billed the United States for extra payments to employees. Mission1st Group Inc. improperly billed for extra payments to employees, known as uplifts, that were not actually paid to its employees. DCAA Auditor David Gotlib was vital to the

Aug. 28, 2019

Joint Conference Focuses on Success and Opportunities

The DCAA Boeing Honeywell Corporate Audit Directorate and DCMA Boeing co-hosted a roundtable event for Field Audit Office Managers, Contracting Officers, and senior leadership from both agencies with the theme “Successes and Opportunities.” The first day’s roundtable covered current focus areas of business systems, incurred costs, forward pricing

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