The latest report out of the Government Accountability Office says that the U.S. Army lacks accounting oversight of work being performed by private contractors.

Looking at data from two inventory control points, the GAO specifically cited a number of incidences where the Army did not demand receipts from private contractors for repair contracts worth more than $68 million, about 15 percent of the unclassified shipments the Army sends out for work every year. Each year, the Army ships thousands of items to contractors for repair, alterations or modifications.

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