Afghan Command Lost Track Of $230M In Parts, IG Claims

Law360, Washington (October 16, 2013, 5:30 PM ET) -- The U.S.-led transition command in Afghanistan has lost track of about $230 million in spare vehicle parts purchased for the Afghan National Army and further ordered $138 million in additional parts without appropriate oversight, according to an audit report released Wednesday.

The report, issued by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, alleges that the Combined Security Transition Command, or CSTC, had wrongly relied on the Afghan army to maintain accurate records of which vehicle spare parts it either holds in stock or have...
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