Report Summary

Title: Administrative Investigation Improper Duty Station and Misuse of Travel Funds, VHA, VA Central Office Washington, DC
Report Number: 10-02328-192
Issue Date: 6/10/2011
City/State: Washington, DC
VA Office: Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Report Author: Office of Investigations
Report Type: Administrative Investigation
Release Type: Unrestricted
Summary: We substantiated that a Veterans Health Administration senior official was improperly assigned to a duty station outside the Washington, DC, commuting area, requiring his frequent travel to Washington, DC, to perform the responsibilities of his position. This resulted in the official, with the knowledge and approval of his supervisor, Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Operations and Management, misusing over $130,900 in travel funds for commuting to and from his personal residence to Washington, DC, to avoid relocating.