OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL

OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL


MISSION

To determine the state of morale, efficiency, economy, discipline, training, and readiness of the command.

ABOUT THE DMA OIG

For decades, Inspectors General (IG) have been the honest brokers within the Department of Defense (DoD), inspecting, auditing, assisting, investigating and providing training in support of DoD missions. The DMA Office of the Inspector General (OIG) maintains these primary IG functions and is an extension of the eyes, ears, voice, and conscience of the Director. The IG maintains a clear distinction between being an extension of the Director and their sworn duty to serve as fair and impartial fact finders and problem solvers serving military and civilian employees as well as contract employees, family members, and retirees. The OIG serves as an agent of positive change working with the DMA community to improve its programs and operations in a manner that promotes economy, efficiency, and effectiveness and deters and prevents fraud, waste, and mismanagement. While maintaining independence and impartial perspective, the OIG is committed to maintaining open lines of communication and working closely with DMA individuals, management and staff to accomplish the mission.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Inspector General reports directly to the Director, Defense Media Activity, serving to:

  • Report on the state of morale, efficiency, economy, discipline, training, and readiness, throughout the command in support of the Director's intent.
  • Perform as a fair, impartial, and objective fact-finder and problem-solver.
  • Assist the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Civilians and their Families to quickly resolve issues of concern, impropriety or wrongdoing.
  • Perform investigations, inspections, and assistance functions as directed by the Director.
  • Extend and advocate the IG concept throughout the command's area of responsibility.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • Problem Solving - our primary task
  • Right to Seek Help - without fear of reprisal
  • Objective and Unbiased - we call it as we see it