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 [...]
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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 [...]
FEBRUARY CHAPTER HIGHLIGHT: Utah Chapter, by Ariel Bambrough, Chapter President What are your plans for the Chapter this year? The Utah Chapter co-hosted the National PDI in Denver, sending 23 members to serve as the Hospitality Committee, with two serving as Chair and Co-Chair. Additionally, three other members represented our chapter, one served as Vice [...]
February 2019 Member Highlight: Laura Sandy Can you briefly describe your career path? I left active duty in 1992 after serving four years as an Environmental Health Technician and continued to work as a civilian in the medical field through 1998. My medical and military experience lead me to my first civil service position as [...]
DECEMBER MEMBER HIGHLIGHT: Bill Arnold, CDFM-A Can you briefly describe your career path? US Army – 1967-1971 – Korean linguist US Air Force civilian – 1971-1993 – management analyst, budget analyst, budget officer, Executive Officer to Commander, Director of Plans and Programs DFAS Columbus – 1993-2001 – Deputy of Resource Management, Disbursing Officer, Director of [...]