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Ukraine Assistance: Actions Needed to Properly Value Defense Articles Provided Under Presidential Drawdown Authority

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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Secretary of the Navy together with the Commandant of the Marine Corps develop and document policies and procedures for the Marine Corps to (1) calculate values for defense articles provided under PDA that comply with DOD guidance and (2) maintain supporting documentation for the valuation methods used and the values calculated. (Recommendation 5)
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Ukraine Assistance: Actions Needed to Properly Value Defense Articles Provided Under Presidential Drawdown Authority

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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Secretary of the Navy develops and documents policies and procedures for the Navy to (1) calculate values for defense articles provided under PDA that comply with DOD guidance and (2) maintain supporting documentation for the valuation methods used and the values calculated. (Recommendation 3)
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) (1) identifies PDA-specific method(s) to value defense articles and (2) updates existing guidance to include a PDA-specific section on valuation. (Recommendation 1)
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Commander of the United States Special Operations Command develops and documents policies and procedures for the Special Operations Command to (1) calculate values for defense articles provided under PDA that comply with DOD guidance and (2) maintain supporting documentation for the valuation methods used and the values calculated. (Recommendation 6)
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Secretary of the Air Force develops and documents policies and procedures for the Air Force to (1) calculate values for defense articles provided under PDA that comply with DOD guidance and (2) maintain supporting documentation for the valuation methods used and the values calculated. (Recommendation 4)
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Secretary of the Army develops and documents policies and procedures for the Army to (1) calculate values for defense articles provided under PDA that comply with DOD guidance and (2) maintain supporting documentation for the valuation methods used and the values calculated. (Recommendation 2)
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy documents procedures for maintaining PDA valuation data, such as in the PD Tracker, including steps for (1) compiling, entering, reviewing, verifying, and validating the data and (2) how the DOD components should perform their reviews. (Recommendation 7)
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IT Systems Annual Assessment: DOD Needs to Strengthen Software Metrics and Address Continued Cybersecurity and Reporting Gaps

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Department of Defense We are making one recommendation to the Department of Defense that the Secretary direct the Chief Information Officer and Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment to ensure that IT business programs developing software use the metrics and management tools required by DOD and consistent with those identified in GAO's Agile Assessment Guide.
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Defense Health Care: DOD Should Improve Accuracy of Behavioral Health Provider Information in TRICARE Directories

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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Director of DHA

  • assesses the accuracy of behavioral health provider listings, specifically, in the TRICARE directories;
  • determines and addresses the causes of any significant differences identified in the accuracy rate for behavioral health provider listings compared to the accuracy rates for the overall directories; and
  • ensures accuracy rates for behavioral health provider directory information are comparable to the accuracy rates for the overall directory, to the extent practicable.
  • (Recommendation 1)

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Defense Health Care: DOD Should Improve Accuracy of Behavioral Health Provider Information in TRICARE Directories

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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Director of DHA periodically monitors the accuracy of behavioral health provider listings in relation to the overall provider directory. (Recommendation 2)
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