Audit Management Division

The Official DoD Website for U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Matters & Liaison



GAO Website

GAO’s website is a great source for obtaining copies of published reports, testimonies, legal decisions, opinions, high risk series, and Comptroller General Presentations among other resources. Note that only final reports, not drafts are available through GAO’s website.

GAO Agency Protocals

GAO-05-35G (PDF) contains the updated protocols that govern the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) work with executive branch agencies. The protocols provide clearly defined and transparent policies and practices on how GAO interacts with agencies in performing its work.


Defenselink provides a wealth of information and linkage to help you get directly to the information you want about the Department of Defense, the Military Departments, and individual Defense Agencies.

GAO High Risk Series

GAO’s High-Risk Series, is a biennial report to Congress on major problems costing the federal government billions of dollars annually. The series focuses on areas vulnerable to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement, as well as, increasingly, areas in need of broad reform.