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The Pentagon comptroller's office wants all fiscal year 2018 omnibus reprogramming requests submitted by May 17, according to a department-wide memo. The requests to shift FY-18 omnibus funds between Defense Department accounts will then be submitted to Congress. All DOD submissions must ...
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon's two-year budget boost may be as good as it's going to get for the military, the House Armed Services Committee's top Democrat ... Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist, who is leading the first full audit, appeared at the hearing though he was not on the witness list. Mattis ...

Though Defense Secretary James Mattis testified in October that almost 20 percent of the Pentagon's real property is surplus and a burden, the 2019 defense budget proposal doesn't formally request a new BRAC round. Instead, Defense Department Comptroller David Norquist suggested in February that ...
“Great power competition, not terrorism, has emerged as the central challenge to U.S. security and prosperity,” claimed Pentagon comptroller David Norquist while releasing the Pentagon's $686 billion budget request in January. “It is increasingly apparent that China and Russia want to shape a world ...
“Great power competition, not terrorism, has emerged as the central challenge to U.S. security and prosperity,” claimed Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist while releasing the Pentagon's $686 billion budget request in January. “It is increasingly apparent that China and Russia want to shape a world ...
“Great power competition, not terrorism, has emerged as the central challenge to United States security and prosperity,” claimed Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist while releasing the Pentagon's $686 billion budget request in January. “It is increasingly apparent that China and Russia want to shape a ...

First and foremost, the fact that the military can't properly account for $3.1 billion spent in Afghanistan underscores the need for the Pentagon to conduct its first ever top-to-bottom audit, which comptroller David Norquist announced in December 2017 would be done. U.S. government agencies have been ...
The strategy is expected to support new investments in artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, hypersonics, directed energy and data analytics. Shanahan also said Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist will be focusing more on managerial accountability as DOD's chief financial officer. "We're going to ...
These companies are not recruiting from the Defense Department because, quite frankly, the skills needed to run a Fortune 500 company do not reside within the Pentagon. These companies are competing for talent against one another and other corporate giants. Compensation for the CEO of Pfizer, with ...
12, Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist presented the Trump administration's fiscal year 2019 budget request. ... Back over at the Pentagon, Norquist said: “It is increasingly apparent that China and Russia want to shape a world consistent with their authoritarian values and in the process ...
Led by the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, which acts as a liaison between the Pentagon and industry, the Defense Department is targeting ... require examination by the Comptroller General, and transactions worth more than $500 million require the signoff of the Pentagon's top acquisition official.
Now, the Pentagon has provided more clarity on those funds. According to Defense Department spokesman Christopher Sherwood, the money breaks down into two categories ― $16.3 billion of operation and maintenance (O&M) funding and $1.1 billion for “non-DoD classified activities.” It is unclear ...
“As an accountant, I appreciate the complexities of conducting a consolidated audit of the [Defense Department] and comptroller David Norquist's committed efforts on this regard. "While this initiative may be far overdue, I recognize it will take some time for the Pentagon to fundamentally improve its financial ...
USD(C) Norquist and Lt. Gen. Ierardi brief media on FY19 Defense David L. Norquist, right, the Defense Department's comptroller, and Army Lt. Gen. Anthony Ierardi, the Joint Staff's director of force structure, resources and assessment, brief reporters on the fiscal year 2019 defense budget Feb. 12, 2018.
Instead, David Norquist, the Pentagon's CFO and comptroller, said the budget proposal starts digging the military out a $406 billion hole — “in lost readiness, maintenance and modernization” — created by federal budget caps in recent years. If the Pentagon's budget had grown at the rate of inflation since ...
Army Lt. Gen. Anthony Ierardi, the Joint Staff's director of force structure, resources and assessment, and Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist, discuss the president's fiscal 2019 defense budget request during a news conference at the Pentagon, Feb. 12, 2018. DoD photo by Jim Garamone.
The audit's findings come as the entire Defense Department begins its first department-wide audit -- a move long advocated by many on Capitol Hill. ... "These annual audits are fundamental to achieving one of the secretary's three main priorities," the Pentagon's comptroller, Undersecretary of Defense ...

Even for a federal department that has never been audited, it's long been notably difficult to figure out just how much the Pentagon spends on security ... funding can be found in the budgets of the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, OUSD-Comptroller, OUSD-Acquisition and Sustainment, the ...
WASHINGTON — The Senate Armed Services Committee's top Democrat, Jack Reed, said Thursday the Pentagon must find ways to economize even ... of a Senate Budget Committee hearing set for March 7 on the Defense Department's ongoing audit and business operations reform at the Pentagon.
If the government does shut down, troops and Defense Department civilians in critical jobs are required to report for duty, David Norquist, the Pentagon's comptroller, said in December before another short-term spending deal was reached. But their paychecks will not be issued until there's an agreement on ...
WASHINGTON – A departmentwide audit is important for business reform, for Congress and for the taxpayer, the Defense Department's comptroller told the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday. The process has started for the first departmentwide audit in DOD history, David L. Norquist said.
PENTAGON AUDIT TO COST $367M IN 2018: The Pentagon's much-anticipated first full financial audit is underway, but it's going to cost millions of dollars upfront. Pentagon comptroller David Norquist detailed the costs to the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday. The Hill's Ellen Mitchell has ...
David Norquist, the Pentagon's comptroller and chief financial officer, speaks at the Defense News Conference in Arlington, Va., on Sept. ... In addition, Norquist estimated the Defense Department will spend about $551 million to fix problems identified by the auditors, bringing the total to an estimated $918 ...
Last month, many budget wonks received glad tidings from the Pentagon—the announcement of an agency-wide financial audit. Defense Department Comptroller David Norquist announced the start of the DOD's first-ever audit amid concerns of an impending government shutdown. Beyond the obvious ...
Now, the Pentagon is about to go through its first audit. And there's good reason to believe that chief auditor and comptroller David Norquist is the right man for the job. With a ... Therefore, the Defense Department audit is even more important for the follow-on effects it will encourage. For decades, the ...
Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist's promise this month to deliver the first comprehensive audit of the Pentagon would be a significant achievement for President Donald Trump's administration. The Department of Defense spends more than $600 billion per year - topping 15 percent of total ...
Lawmakers have confirmed four new Defense Department assistant secretaries, including the head of Asian and Pacific affairs. ... Roth, formerly the Pentagon's deputy comptroller for program and budget, has held several financial officer positions within Defense and served as the principal adviser to the ...
The Pentagon comptroller is publicly on record assessing that a new BRAC round could save the department $2 billion a year, savings that would otherwise be available for the readiness and maintenance issues defense hawks in Washington are so concerned about. And yet time in and time out, the same ...
Spurred by concerns about public trust, Defense Department leaders are calling for a top-to-bottom audit. “It is important that the Congress and the American people have confidence in DoD's management of every taxpayer dollar,” David L. Norquist, the Defense Department's comptroller, said in a Dec.
John Conger, a senior policy adviser with the Center for Climate and Security and former deputy comptroller at the Pentagon, said the Defense Department would "lose the forest for the trees" if it focused too closely on tracking estimated costs. "It can only benefit DoD to become more resilient to climate ...
Even another two-week delay has real consequences, Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist told reporters yesterday. .... ACQUISITION SHAKEUP: Defense Department acquisition chief Ellen Lord says there is a staffing shakeup coming for department personnel overseeing weapons purchasing programs.
Department of Defense (DOD) officials announced Friday that the agency would undergo the first full-scale audit in its history. Defense Department Comptroller David Norquist said at a press conference that the audit would begin this month. "It is important that the Congress and the American people have ...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 — The Defense Department is starting the first agencywide financial audit in its history, Pentagon officials announced today. Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist and chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White spoke during the Pentagon news conference, in which they also ...
When David Norquist came to the Senate for his confirmation hearing to be Defense Department comptroller in May, he declared, “It is time to audit the Pentagon.” He laid out a get-tough approach to members of the Armed Services Committee who were eager after years of delays for the military to finally ...
That finally changes this month when the Pentagon undergoes its first-ever financial audit, NPR reports. The federal government started requiring financial reports from agencies two decades ago, but the Department of Defense put it off. In 2010, Congress set a 2017 deadline for a Pentagon audit. With that ...
15," the Defense Department's comptroller, David L. Norquist, said. The Defense Department has famously never been audited, despite receiving hundreds of billions of dollars annually and having more than $2.2 trillion in assets. For the Pentagon to get to this point, it has been, as they say, a process.
Senior Defense Department officials said Thursday they were preparing for the shutdown, warning it would halt pay for U.S. soldiers in combat, damage military readiness and disrupt key defense contracts. "I cannot emphasize too much how destructive a shutdown is," Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist ...
Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W White has said that no one has lost more troops and lives to terrorism than Pakistan. ... Pakistan's sacrifices, as she spoke on Thursday during a US Department of Defence press briefing, along with David L Norquist, Undersecretary of Defence, Comptroller.
David Norquist, Defense Department comptroller, has said he received a notice from the Pentagon's office of the inspector general about the start of the first agencywide financial audit this month, DoD News reported Thursday. “Beginning in 2018, our audits will occur annually, with reports issued Nov.
The Republican-controlled House and Senate squeaked the short-time Continuing Resolution through 24 hours before the lights were about to go out. And the Pentagon, while relieved, isn't happy. Defense Department Comptroller David Norquist told reporters at the Pentagon Thursday that the Pentagon ...
Even another two-week delay has real consequences, Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist told reporters yesterday. .... ACQUISITION SHAKEUP: Defense Department acquisition chief Ellen Lord says there is a staffing shakeup coming for department personnel overseeing weapons purchasing programs.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2017 — The Defense Department is starting the first agencywide financial audit in its history, Pentagon officials announced today. Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist and chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White spoke during the Pentagon news conference, in which they also ...
Her letter noted that DFAS' role in an array of Defense Department finance and accounting tasks should warrant its inclusion on the board. A Tenney spokesperson could not be reached for comment today regarding whether her letter received a response. Abounader said of proposed DFAS union ...
The Defense Department's senior accountable official “did not comply with the DATA Act,” the Pentagon's inspector general said in a Nov. 8 report. “Specifically, for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, the [Defense] comptroller “did not certify and submit complete award data, timely award data, accurate ...
The Defense Department keeps spending substantially more on ... including a 2012 memo from then-Pentagon Comptroller Bob Hale and ...
... which would authorize spending on the Defense Department and .... CURRENCY COMPTROLLER: The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Joseph Otting to serve as Comptroller of the Currency for a five-year term.
The Defense Department continues to move from "audit readiness" toward ... on 'audit readiness,'" Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist writes.
11 reprogramming request signed by Defense Department Comptroller David Norquist. The department sought to repurpose $90 million "to ...
11 reprogramming request signed by Defense Department Comptroller David Norquist. The department sought to repurpose $90 million "to ...
A $700 billion plan calling for a sharp boost in Pentagon spending may be ... the annual Defense Department authorization bill and quickly approve it ... including President Donald Trump's picks to serve as Comptroller of the ...


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