This issue features a message from the Honorable Elaine A. McCusker, Acting Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) as well as information about various professional development opportunities, an article on the new Dormant Account Review - Quarterly (DAR-Q), and information about our new web-based course, Data Analytics. Be sure to check out all the articles and [...]
Every year, ASMC offers online access to workshops and mini-courses recorded at the annual National Professional Development Institute (PDI). Virtual PDI is available for free to attendees of the live PDI event! Did you miss the 2019 Professional Development Institute (PDI) in San Antonio, or do you need to earn additional CPEs? As always, Virtual PDI [...]
In an article posted on Federal News Network, the August 2nd memo from Secretary Norquist is reviewed.
The House (as well as the Senate) version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) moved the $9 billion included under the category of “Emergency” funding that was contained in the President’s submission of the FY2020 Defense Budget to DoD’s “base” budget. Since the movement of these funds to the base budget exceeds the current [...]
Joining us for PDI 2019 in San Antonio? Download the mobile event app to access your personalized schedule, the conference center maps, a list of our sponsors and exhibitors, and much more! Instructions on obtaining the app can be found at https://www.pdi2019.org/mobile-app. See you in SATX!
May Member Highlight: Patrick Reynolds Can you briefly describe your career path? I retired as an Army Infantry Officer and spent some time working in Force Management during the latter part of my career. Joined the Deputy Chief of Staff, Resource Management, Fifth Army as a Manpower and Management Analyst and Division Chief. As Fifth [...]
MARCH CHAPTER HIGHLIGHT: Forty-Niner Chapter, by Remona Aden, Chapter President What are your plans for the Chapter this year? This year we will continue to deliver unique, bold and innovative training events that make continuous learning and professional development fun. We will engage our agency senior leaders and work collaboratively with other professional organizations to [...]
March 2019 Member Highlight: Terry Placek Can you briefly describe your career path? After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in history and political science, I started my career as a budget analyst intern at the Ammunition and Procurement Supply Agency and then became a program analyst at the U.S. Army Munitions [...]
The White House released the proposed FY2020 Budget which includes provisions for the development of the Space Force - an initiative generated by President Trump and one which will be housed in the DoD. The proposed budget grants an additional $33 billion to the DoD budget. Review the proposed budget here.
Registration for the ASMC PDI 2019 is now available! Click here to register online! While registering for PDI 2019, please note the following: Payment is required at the time of registration so please be sure you have obtained authorized funding and understand your organization’s regulations for payment. Attendees arriving early are invited to participate in Monday [...]