DOD D 7650.2 2006 Edition, November 20, 2006
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE (GAO) REVIEWS AND REPORTS
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Directive applies to:
The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (OIG DoD), the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the “DoD Components”).
The GAO audit surveys, reviews, reports, and GAO requests for security or mandatory declassification reviews, as well as other GAO documents, such as testimony the GAO issues instead of audit reports.
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues Reference (a) as a DoD Instruction, according to the guidance in Reference (b) and the authority in Reference (c).
Updates policies and responsibilities for working with the GAO when the GAO conducts surveys, reviews, and other audit activities within the Department of Defense (DoD).
Updates policies and responsibilities for providing DoD responses to GAO draft and final reports and other GAO documents of interest to the Department of Defense.