audits and advisory service related to Army procurement contracts.
includes giving technical advice and aid concerning financial matters in
negotiating and administering contracts.
The Agency performs cost analysis
functions. These may entail examining contractor's books and records. These
functions may also include examining internal controls. The Agency may then be
able to appraise the reliability of the costs a contractor charges.
(8) Chaplain. Although not an investigative agency per se, the chaplain
may be able to provide certain information.
This would concern a person's
remember that information furnished to chaplains and IG personnel often cannot
However, much of their information can be given to the
Harmonious working relationships with such personnel help
in the same way.
(9) Medical personnel.
Information given to medical personnel is not
privileged. They are often reluctant to disclose information provided to them.
Disclosure to investigators for official use, however, is authorized.
b. There are other military investigative agencies that perform functions
like those of the Army CID/MPI and intelligence commands. They are:
(1) Office of Naval Intelligence.
They are responsible for Naval
intelligence and counterintelligence.
They are also responsible for Naval
investigative and security requirements and responsibilities.
(2) The Marine Corps CID. This agency conducts criminal and character
intelligence matters within the Marine Corps.
(3) The Office of Special Investigations (under the IG). This office is
responsible for all types of Air Force criminal and intelligence investigations
within the Air Force.
(4) US Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard is a military service.
always a branch of the Armed Forces. Except in times of war, it is a service
within the Department of Transportation. Then it operates as part of the Navy.
The Coast Guard's duties include running a port security program. They also
enforce Federal laws on the high seas or waters under US jurisdiction.
c. Military records are a rich source of data about persons. The files
are very useful when getting background information.
Such data is used for
character investigation. It is also used for interrogation. Military records
are useful when getting data about a person's date of birth (DOB). Place of
birth (POB) and citizenship are recorded there. Other data includes names of
parents, relatives, and dependents. A person's education is listed. Physical
qualifications, records of assignments, and occupations are noted. Also listed
are: special qualifications; financial background; and positive and