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January 26, 2007: 

The Honorable F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. 
House of Representatives: 

Subject: Federally Chartered Corporation: Financial Statement Audit 
Report for the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association for Fiscal Year 2005: 

Dear Mr. Sensenbrenner: 

As requested, we read the audit report covering the financial 
statements of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, a federally 
chartered corporation, for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2005. 
The corporation's purposes include preserving and encouraging the study 
of historical episodes, chronicles, mementos, and events pertaining to 
Pearl Harbor. 

Federally chartered corporations are required under 36 U.S.C.  10101 
to: 

* present the corporation's assets and liabilities and reasonable 
detail on the corporation's income and expenses in annual financial 
statements and: 

* obtain an annual financial audit by an independent public accountant. 

Our objective was to advise you of any matters in the report regarding 
compliance with the financial reporting requirements of the law. In 
carrying out our work, we read the corporation's financial statements 
and the accompanying notes, performed certain analytical procedures 
related to information presented in the financial statements, and read 
the auditor's report. We did not identify any instance of noncompliance 
with the above financial reporting requirements of the law. 

We did not perform an audit or review the auditor's audit 
documentation, and we are not rendering an audit opinion. However, we 
did hold limited discussions with the corporation's auditor regarding 
potential enhancements to the corporation's financial reporting. 

The audit report included the auditor's opinion that, with one 
exception, the financial statements of the corporation were presented 
fairly on a modified cash basis of accounting. The exception relates to 
the fact that the auditor was not present to observe the physical 
inventory count at September 30, 2005, and the corporation's records do 
not permit adequate retroactive tests of inventory balances. We are 
returning the audit report you sent with your letter. 

This letter is intended solely for your use. This letter will be 
available at no charge on GAO's Web site at [Hyperlink, 
http://www.gao.gov]. 

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this letter, please 
contact me at (202) 512-3406 or by e-mail at sebastians@gao.gov. 
Contact points for our Offices of Congressional Relations and Public 
Affairs may be found on the last page of this letter. Key contributors 
to this letter were Charles Payton, Assistant Director; David Elder; 
and Franklin Ng. 

Sincerely yours, 

Signed by: 

Steven J. Sebastian: 
Director: 
Financial Management and Assurance: 

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