Department of Defense Accountable Officials--Local Nationals Abroad
B-305919: Mar 27, 2006
The Department of Defense may use appropriated funds to employ foreign local nationals as Departmental Accountable Officials under 10 U.S.C. 2773a even though foreign local nationals may not be subject to pecuniary liability under United States law. The Department of Defense should formulate a written policy addressing the consideration and circumstances under which local nationals may serve as Departmental Accountable Officials.