ASMC is the non-profit educational and professional organization for persons, military and civilian, involved in the overall field of military comptrollership. ASMC promotes the education and training of its members, and supports the development and advancement of the profession of military comptrollership. The society provides professional programs to keep members abreast of current issues and encourages the exchange of information, techniques and approaches.
Mission Statement: To provide professional development and promote ethical behavior in all aspects of defense financial management.
ASMC was established as the Society of Military Accountants and Statisticians in 1948 in San Antonio, TX, and was open only to active duty officers. Since then, ASMC has expanded to extend membership opportunity to all DoD and Coast Guard Financial Management (FM) personnel, as well as civilian contractors providing FM support to DoD and USCG. In 1991 the national headquarters was opened in Alexandria, VA, and currently serves a growing professional society of more than 20,000 members.
Military comptrollership is defined as the professions of financial management in the Department of Defense and Coast Guard and includes the fields of:
- Accounting and Finance
- Administrative Support
- Cost Analysis
- Financial Management
- Manpower Management
- Management Analysis
- Program Analysis
- Resource Management
- and many supporting activities.