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    Subject Term: "Afghan security forces"

    1 publication with a total of 4 open recommendations
    Director: Thomas Melito
    Phone: (202) 512-9601

    4 open recommendations
    Recommendation: The Acting Director of DSCA should take steps to ensure the collection of data measuring the timeliness of the delivery of equipment and services to recipient countries. (Recommendation 1)

    Agency: Department of Defense
    Status: Open

    Comments: On December 8, 2017 we received a copy of the agency 60-day letter wherein the Department of Defense partially concurred with this recommendation. The agency response stated that their current metric needed to be re-visited and that DSCA will work with the implementing agencies to establish a metric that will be useful in tracking the delivery of defense articles and services to recipient countries.
    Recommendation: The Acting Director of DSCA should analyze data on all performance metrics to better identify deficiencies. (Recommendation 2)

    Agency: Department of Defense
    Status: Open

    Comments: On December 8, 2017 we received a copy of the agency 60-day letter wherein the Department of Defense partially concurred with this recommendation stating that DSCA will continue to gather and analyze data on performance metrics for which it has established timelines and where the data are available in security assistance/cooperation data systems.
    Recommendation: The Acting Director of DSCA should develop a workforce plan. (Recommendation 3)

    Agency: Department of Defense
    Status: Open

    Comments: On December 8, 2017 we received a copy of the agency 60-day letter wherein the Department of Defense concurred with this recommendation. The agency response stated that DSCA is working with its Human Resource Service provider, the Washington Headquarters Services, on workforce planning and that this will be included in the Human Capital Strategy that will be published within 8 months of contract award.
    Recommendation: The Acting Director of DSCA should develop workload measures for its FMS workforce. (Recommendation 4)

    Agency: Department of Defense
    Status: Open

    Comments: On December 8, 2017 we received a copy of the agency 60-day letter wherein the Department of Defense modified the position held in their comments to the draft and partially concurred with this recommendation. The letter stated that while there are not enough measurable requirements within a headquarters activity to provide meaningful workload determinations, DSCA will develop workload models and analysis to help inform workforce levels.