News Stories

Dec. 19, 2019

Mentoring Program Celebrates 2nd Cohort Graduation with Live and Virtual Ceremony

DCAA is creating a culture of mentoring across the Agency through its mentoring program. At the ceremony marking the end of the 2nd cohort, Deputy Director Bentz said of mentoring, “you can’t overstate the importance of having a mentorship relationship to career success.”  For the 2nd cohort, their successful completion of the mentoring program

Dec. 10, 2019

DCAA Inducts Two into Senior Executive Service

DCAA inducted two new members into the Senior Executive Service during a ceremony on December 5th, 2019.  Ms. Angela Moomand, Corporate Audit Director for the Lockheed Martin Corporate Audit Directorate, and Mr. Chuck Benson, Assistant Director, Integrity and Quality Assurance, took their oath of office in a ceremony hosted by DCAA Director

Dec. 4, 2019

Defense Contractor Agrees to Pay $45 Million to Resolve Criminal Obstruction Charges and Civil False Claims Act Allegations

Unitrans International Inc., a privately held Virginia defense contracting company, has agreed to pay $45 million to resolve criminal obstruction charges and civil False Claims Act allegations relating to the illegal transportation of goods across Iran in connection with a contract to provide material and logistical support to U.S. troops in

Nov. 4, 2019

Agency Executives Plan Future Direction of DCAA

DCAA’s senior executives met to update the Agency’s strategic plan in light of changes in both the Agency and the acquisition environment. During the weeklong conference, attendees analyzed the strengths, weakness, opportunities, and threats facing the Agency; brainstormed ways to mitigate or capitalize on these results; and finally discussed and

Oct. 24, 2019

DCAA Audit Confirms Overbilling

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and CH2M Hill Inc. reached a $6.4 million settlement to resolve allegations that CH2M Hill overbilled the U.S. Air Force for environmental consulting work and then continued to overbill despite a DCAA audit by the Denver Branch Office highlighting the problem. Former DCAA Investigative Support Auditor, Mary Kay

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.