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 [...]
President Trump orders the Department of Defense to create a new military branch, the Space Force, replacing the Air Force as the youngest military branch after 72 years. Click the link below for more information. Trump officially directs Pentagon to create Space Force legislation for Congress
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 [...]
Here are some of the latest news regarding the funding decisions on the border wall, in addition to reducing overpayment to service members. Acting Pentagon Chief Not Decided Yet on Funding Border Wall Process Improvements Needed in Recouping Overpayments to Service Members Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan Says He Has Not "Made Any Decisions" to Approve [...]
Here are some articles pertaining to the DoD budget, with how different programs will be funded this year into 2020, in addition to some updates with the Federal Labor Relations Board. Trump May Have $21 Billion in Military Funds Available for the Wall Why is a top GOP senator skeptical of Trump’s acting defense secretary? Pentagon [...]
Waiver for 2019 American Society of Military Comptrollers' Professional Development Institute Click here to access the Honorable David Norquist's memorandum 2019 Professional Development Institute (PDI) scheduled for 29 - 31 May 2019 in San Antonio, Texas: https://asmconline.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/PDI-2019-USDC-Waiver-Memo.pdf