Military Audit Reforms Depend On IT, Culture Changes

Law360, New York (September 8, 2011, 6:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. military is streamlining accounting information technology systems and trying to instill a culture of financial accountability in order to meet a 2017 deadline to overhaul their readiness for audits, according to Thursday testimony before a House panel.

Officials from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Army Corps of Engineers told the House Committee on Armed Services that they were on track to improve their audit readiness by the deadline imposed in the 2010 National Defense Authorization Act. In reform efforts, the military said...
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