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Hello and welcome to the website for the Office of Inspector General for the US Department of State and Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). I’m Steve Linick. I was appointed Inspector General in September 2013. 

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Second LIG-OCO Congressional Report for Operation Inherent Resolve LIG OCO OIR 2

This is the second Lead Inspector General (Lead IG) quarterly report to Congress on the Overseas Contingency Operation (OCO) known as Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR). Pursuant to section 8L of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, the Lead IG agencies overseeing the Department of Defense, Department of State, and U.S. Agency for International Development continue their oversight responsibilities for the OCO in support of the U.S. strategy to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

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LIG-OCO Publishes Report on International Ebola Response and Preparedness, June 30, 2015 LIG OCO Ebola Quarterly Report Cover 063015

U.S. Government agencies have reported more than $1.7 billion in obligations toward Ebola response, recovery, and preparedness efforts with an international nexus.

The Offices of Inspector General (OIGs) for the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Department of State (DOS) collaborate to provide independent and comprehensive oversight of related U.S. Government funds, activities, and programs.

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First LIG-OCO Congressional Report for Operation Freedom's Sentinel Cover page of LIG "Operaton Freedom's Sentinel" quarterly report

The Lead Inspector General for oversight of the contingency operations associated with OPERATION FREEDOM'S SENTINEL delivered its first quarterly report to Congress on August 3, 2015, as required by Section 8 L of the Inspector General (IG) Act of 1978, as amended.

First LIG-OCO report to Congress on OPERATION FREEDOM'S SENTINEL

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Latest Reports

Inspection of Embassy Tokyo, JapanPosted On: August 25, 2015
Report Date: August 2015
Report Number: ISP-I-15-35A
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Review of the Implementation of the Benghazi Accountability Review Board RecommendationPosted On: August 20, 2015
Report Date: August 2015
Report Number: ISP-S-15-34
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Compliance Followup Review of the Special Review of the Accountability Review Board ProcessPosted On: August 20, 2015
Report Date: August 2015
Report Number: ISP-C-15-33
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