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Procurement Fraud TRAINING SYMPOSIUM Held Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter, Hawaii

The Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association of Inspectors General hosted a training symposium at the Hale Ikena, Fort Shafter, Hawaii on 1 October 2014.  The training enhanced skills of auditors, inspectors, investigators, managers, contracting, procurement and legal officials by providing critical knowledge and techniques essential for preventing and detecting Procurement Fraud. Featured topics and learning…

Asia-Pacific Chapter Member Deploys to Afghanistan

Brad Kastelin, an officer of the Asia-Pacific Chapter, AIG deployed to Afghanistan for a six-month rotation this year from April to October. Brad, a civilian Certified Public Accountant, serves as a senior auditor in one of the Department of Defense Inspector General field offices in Afghanistan. Brad performs logistics-based audits related to the current drawdown…

Monday, 31 March 2014, 1100-1300, LUNCHEON TRAINING EVENT Held at the Hale Ikena

Title:  Investment Fraud in Hawaii, was hosted by the Asia-Pacific Chapter, Association of Inspectors General Description:  Amy Hudson, Senior Enforcement Attorney and Leolyn Sugue Anderson, Supervising Investigator presented the mission and functions of Hawaii’s Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.  Training included investment fraud, predatory tactics, threats to Hawaii investors, examples of recent cases such…

Department of Interior Acting Inspector General, Mary L. Kendall “Talks Story” in Honolulu

From the Asia-Pacific Chapter, AIG President of the Asia-Pacific Chapter, AIG Betty Vega was treated to an evening with Mary Kendall sponsored by Young Government Leaders.  The event was a professional development opportunity to “talk story” in an intimate setting at the Ke’ehi Lagoon Memorial, May 30, 2012.  Ms. Kendall provided insight into her “accidental”…

Member of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of AIG Deploying to Afghanistan

A member of the Asia-Pacific Chapter, AIG will deploy to Afghanistan this year to support the NATO training mission and combined security command for a one-year tour of duty.  LTC Jacky Westover will advise senior leaders of the Afghan National Army General Staff on the establishment, development and sustainment of the systems of the Inspector…

Oversight Under Fire: Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, Stuart W. Bowen, Jr.

The Asia-Pacific Chapter of the Association of Inspectors General held a professional development luncheon on August 18, 2011 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.  The featured speaker was Mr. Stuart W. Bowen, Jr. – the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR).  Bowen was appointed the SIGIR in October 2004 and oversees $58 billion in U.S. appropriated…

Special Act Award Rewarded to Intern Working for the Pacific Fleet Office of Inspector General

The U.S. Pacific Fleet, Office of the Inspector General (IG) has kept Christine Heintz, a senior at George Mason University, very busy.  Heintz has spent the past two summers working with the Pacific Fleet IG as part of the Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP), which provides students with various administrative, professional and technical responsibilities that…