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Report: Rep. Mac Thornberry’s Bill Would Require DoD to Use Commercial Marketplaces for COTS Purchases

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has introduced a bill that seeks to encourage the Defense Department to use e-commerce marketplaces to procure commercial-off-the-shelf products as part of efforts to reform DoD’s acquisition process, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. The bill released Thursday would direct DoD …

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Daryl Witherspoon Assigned DCAA General Counsel

Daryl Witherspoon, former deputy general counsel at the Defense Department Education Activity, has been named general counsel of the Defense Contract Audit Agency at Fort Belvoir. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced the Senior Executive Service assignment in a notice published Wednesday. Witherspoon previously held various roles at multiple organizations under DoD, including the National Guard Office of Chief …

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Kenneth Saccoccia Named Defense Contract Audit Agency Deputy Director

Kenneth Saccoccia, formerly regional director of the Defense Contract Audit Agency’s Mid-Atlantic region, has been named DCAA deputy director. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Saccoccia’s senior executive service appointment on Monday. Saccoccia assumed his new role in April, with responsibility in helping the DCAA director manage the agency’s global operations, …

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Profile: Anita Bales, Director of Defense Contract Audit Agency

Anita Bales has served as director of the Defense Contract Audit Agency since the end of August 2014 and is in charge of the agency’s global operations and resources. She provides executive direction to DCAA’s professional auditors and other personnel as well as oversees program planning, development, implementation and evaluation in support …

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Profile: DCAA Director Patrick Fitzgerald

Patrick Fitzgerald is director of the Defense Contract Audit Agency, having been appointed to this position Nov. 8, 2009. The DCAA is the agency responsible for auditing the department’s contracts and providing cost accounting and financial advisory services regarding contracts and subcontracts to all DoD components responsible for procurement and contract administration. …

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Understaffed DCAA Faces Audit Backlog

The Defense Contract Audit Agency faces an audit backlog and a staff shortage,  according to a report this week in Federal Times. In 2006,  $110 billion had been spent by federal agencies on contracted work that had not yet been audited. By 2010, that number had grown to $405 billion. …

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