Government Matters Logo
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Michael Child, Deputy Inspector General for Overseas Contingency Operations at DoD, discusses how the office plans to oversee the military’s international operations, and the importance of quarterly reports.

The Defense Department’s Office of the Inspector General works with other agencies and organizations to oversee the military’s contingency operations around the world. The Pentagon’s IG recently released its comprehensive oversight plan for the OCO budget for the next year. Michael Child, Deputy Inspector General for Overseas Contingency Operations at DoD, says that there are a few unique features that set these oversight reports apart.

 

“Traditional oversight is what the IGs do. This compendium reflects that traditional oversight. The unique feature is that quarterly report. It is not based on audits, although we will reflect complete audit reports,” Child said. “Literally, we tap sources across the government to announce to Congress and to the public what’s changed over the last quarter. That means we tap the intelligence agencies, each of our agency headquarters, deployed commands, deployed diplomats. That is a unique feature that we are able to do on a quarterly basis.”

Sponsored Content

Spotlight: Space Force / DoD

The Space Force Spotlight is coming to Government Matters later this month, sponsored by Chenega. Space Force leaders will outline their initiatives and the work they are doing with DoD partners and industry to meet…

More
June 2021
S M T W T F S
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930  
Where to Watch
  • Weeknights at 8 PM and 11 PM on WJLA 24/7
  • Sunday Mornings at 10:30 AM on 7News
  • AFN American Forces Network
    Worldwide on American Forces Network
Our Brands
  • Government Matters Logo
  • Government Matters Defense
  • Government Matters Thought Leadership Network