32 CFR 295.9 - Organization and mission.

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§ 295.9 Organization and mission.

(a) The organization of the OIG includes the Headquarters located in Arlington, Virginia, consisting of the Inspector General, Deputy Inspector General, the Offices of the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) for Analysis and Followup, the AIG for Audit Policy and Oversight, the AIG for Auditing with its subordinate field elements located throughout the Continental United States (CONUS), the AIG for investigations with its field elements located throughout the CONUS and Europe, the AIG for Administration and Information Management, the AIG for Departmental Inquiries, the AIG for Inspections, and the Director, IG Regional Office-Europe (IGROE) located in Wiesbaden, Germany. The IGROE has representatives assigned from the Offices of the AIG for Investigations, the AIG for Inspections, the AIG for Auditing and the AIG for Departmental Inquiries, who fulfill the missions of their respective components.

(b) The “Organization and Staff Listing” (Inspector General, Defense List (IGDL) 1400.7), 6 provides organization charts for the OIG elements and mailing addresses of all OIG operating locations and will be made available to the public upon written request.

6 See footnote 1 to § 295.5(i).

(c) As an independent and objective office in the Department of Defense (DoD) the mission of the OIG is to:

(1) Conduct, supervise, monitor, and initiate audits, inspections and investigations relating to programs and operations of the DoD.

(2) Provide leadership and coordination and recommend policies for activities designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of, and to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in, such programs and operations.

(3) Provide a means for keeping the Secretary of Defense and the Congress fully and currently informed about problems and deficiencies relating to the administration of such programs and operations and the necessity for and progress of corrective action.

(4) Further information regarding the responsibilities and functions of the IG is encompassed in Public Law 95-452, the “Inspector General Act of 1978,” as amended and 32 CFR part 373.