I am pleased to present to Congress this Semiannual Report on the oversight of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), which covers the period from April 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022. As discussed in greater detail throughout this report, our audits, evaluations, and investigations are intended to promote the integrity and efficiency of DIA’s operations and programs and ensuring that taxpayer dollars are expended wisely. Toward this end, DIA OIG developed a framework to help us in taking a risk-based approach to identifying our future discretionary projects. This will help us to focus our limited resources in the most impactful and informative way for all of our
stakeholders and provides a path to support DIA’s efforts in strategic competition.
Within the past 6 months, our Audits Division has completed and issued three audit reports pertaining to various aspects of DIA’s financial management. Our Inspections and Evaluations Division has completed and issued two reports related to personnel and business support programs. DIA OIG also issued a Management Alert regarding risk to accountability of globally assigned personnel, and these two divisions worked closely with DIA elements to close eight
To reflect our vision and priorities, we are finalizing the DIA OIG 2023-2028 Strategic Plan. The goals and objectives we will highlight were deliberately chosen to assist us in being more effective in our oversight mission, including maximizing our value to stakeholders, cultivating a diverse, inclusive, and inspired workforce, and optimizing our OIG operations. I am looking forward to reporting on the strategy, goals, and objectives we set forth in our strategic plan and the progress
We have a great team here, and we will continue our commitment to work with integrity, independence, and transparency to conduct impactful oversight. This Semiannual Report reflects the exceptional work of DIA OIG personnel.
This product, along with other unclassified summaries and reports, can be found on our DIA website, https://oig.dia.mil, and the IG community site operated by the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, https://www.oversight.gov.
Kristi M. Waschull