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IG Report Highlight – Department of Defense

Posted in Inspector General Reports by Recovery.gov on February 29, 2012

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From: Department of Defense

Date: January 6, 2012

Re:  Were contractors managed effectively

Background: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile unit awarded contractors almost $420 million in Recovery funds for 124 projects. The Pentagon’s Inspector General reviewed 11 contracts related to four projects involving a total $53.6 million in Recovery money.  The purpose of the review was to evaluate how well USACE Mobile managed the contractors’ performances and if USACE had ensured that the contractors reported on the use of the funds.

Findings: USACE Mobile officials had:

  • Established adequate quality controls throughout the life of each contract
  • Monitored contracts for full compliance
  • Ensured that use of funds was reported in clear and understandable manner

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  1. Rea Howarth said, on March 1, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    Terrific!

  2. Harry Bernstein said, on September 8, 2012 at 7:47 am

    420 million? Wow, that’s quite some money but if the evaluation gives some valuable information, it is money well spent.


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