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GSA IT System Failed Due to Oversight Issue, Audit Finds

The General Services Administration lost another IT system because of recurring contract management issues and lack of accountability, an internal audit found. The GSA Office of Inspector General assessed the reliability of GSA’s Acquisition Career Managment Information System, the federal government’s acquisition workforce training and education database of record. The …

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Body Armor Works, Army Official Says

A Army top acquisition official said Thursday he is unaware of any instance where body armor has failed to protect a soldier against an ammunition round. The AP reports Lt. Gen Bill Phillips addressed concerns over the safety of body armor at a press conference. “We want to make sure …

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Pentagon Audit Finds Army Improperly Tested Body Armor

The Army improperly tested new bullet-blocking plates for body armor and cannot determine if 5 million pieces of the equipment meet standards, a Defense Department audit found. According to the AP, the Pentagon’s inspector general focused on seven Army contracts for the plates, awarded between 2004 and 2006. The total …

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Defense CFO: DoD Needs to Work to Pass Audits

The Defense Department has not passed a financial audit in nearly two decades. A type of commitment rarely seen in previous years is required to pass an audit, DoD’s chief financial officer said Thursday. According to Federal News Radio, Robert Hale spoke to a House Armed Services Committee panel, assembled …

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