News Stories

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

May 7, 2019

Audit Saves Taxpayers $1.2 Million

DCAA’s Nashville Branch Office performed an assist audit on a $19.4M firm fixed price proposal for infrared countermeasure flares, which protect aircraft from heat seeking missiles. This audit had a tight deadline, just over a month to complete, so the customer could award the contract before the end of September. The audit team made the deadline

April 16, 2019

DCAA Auditor Graduates from Defense Senior Leader Development Program

Ms. Yong-Hee Andrean graduated from the Defense Senior Leader Development Program (DSLDP) on April 12, 2019. “Reflecting on my DSLDP program, I've had many challenges, accomplishments, and learned so much from the two year program. I was pushed beyond my comfort zone and have grown personally and professionally beyond my expectations,” said Ms.

March 28, 2019

DCAA Auditors Recognized by United States Attorney’s Office

Five current and former members of DCAA’s Operations Investigative Support Division received the Excellence in the Pursuit of Justice Award from the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Southern California. The auditors were recognized for their support of dual civil and criminal investigations into Northrop Grumman Systems

March 14, 2019

Auditors Support Multi-Agency Fraud Investigation

DCAA Auditors Liz Glass and Justin Lott, formerly assigned to the Operations Investigative Support Division, supported a multi-Agency investigation of several individuals suspected of engaging in conspiracies to defraud the government. The auditors performed significant bank statement analysis and a review of payment records.Read the Department of