News Stories

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

Feb. 28, 2019

Director’s Development Program in Leadership Graduates First Cohort

The first cohort of DCAA’s Director’s Development Program in Leadership (DDPL) graduated in a ceremony held on February 26, at DCAA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, VA.  At the conclusion of the ceremony, DCAA Director Anita Bales said of the graduates, “Your leadership will be critical for addressing the challenges we face in the future. Our success

Feb. 14, 2019

DCAA Financial Liaison Advisors Share Experiences and Learn Valuable Skills

DCAA’s Operations Audit Liaison (OAL) Division conducted an All Hands Staff Training on February 5-7, 2019 at the Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center. Attendees learned useful skills to keep current on their audit knowledge and shared experiences such as how to build rapport with commands. “We learned from each other and expanded our networks

Feb. 8, 2019

DCAA Auditor wins Defense Acquisition Workforce Award

Paul Lefevor, Resident Auditor at DCAA’s L3 Western Region Office, received the 2018 Defense Acquisition Workforce Individual Achievement, Flexibility in Contracting, and Development Innovation Award for Auditing. Mr Lefevor accepted his award in Washington, D.C. on February 5, 2019. Paul earned his award for achieving net savings for the DoD and

Dec. 5, 2018

Alaska Sub-Office Exemplifies Teamwork during 7.0 Earthquake

On November 30, 2018, at approximately 8:29 a.m. a massive earthquake rocked Anchorage, Alaska, causing extensive damage. In DCAA’s Anchorage office, auditors took cover under their desks immediately. The rumbling was so forceful that items from desks, walls, and the ceiling instantly began to fall and shatter. Auditor Marty Taylor said of this

Nov. 7, 2018

Shadow Program in Albuquerque brings DCAA and DCMA Closer

DCAA’s Vision is “Every audit or service is on time, on point, and highly valued.” If we better understand our customer’s needs, we’re better positioned to provide audits or services that are on point and highly valued. DCAA’s Albuquerque Branch Office, in collaboration with DCMA, began the Shadow Program, which brought together participants from