THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DONALD MANCUSO INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
President Clinton today announced the nomination of Donald Mancuso as Inspector General of the Department of Defense.
Mr. Donald Mancuso, of Fairfax Station, Virginia, has been Deputy Inspector General of the Department of Defense since March 31, 1997. Prior to that, Mr. Mancuso served as Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, Director of the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, and Director of Operations for the Defense Criminal Investigative Service. His law enforcement experience outside of the Department of Defense includes management and investigation positions in the Office of the Inspector General at the General Services Administration, the Criminal Investigations Division at the Internal Revenue Service, and the United States Customs Service.
Mr. Mancuso received a bachelor's degree from St. John's University.
The Inspector General is responsible for the prevention and detection of fraud, waste and abuse in the administration of programs and operations of the Department of Defense. In that capacity, the Inspector General keeps the Secretary of Defense and the Congress fully informed about problems and deficiencies, as well as the necessity for, and progress of, corrective action.
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