Armed Forces Comptroller Journal

The Armed Forces Comptroller (AFC) journal was first published in 1956 and remains ASMC’s flagship publication. Articles are received from a variety of sources, including academia, government and the membership at large. ASMC’s editorial board and staff welcome ideas for article submissions. To submit a manuscript to the Journal for consideration, please review the article submission template and guidelines.

ASMC members receive a printed issue of the quarterly Journal by mail and have access to the online version at no cost. If you are a member, please log into ASMC’s Engage Online Community to view current and past digital issues going back to 1956. Copies of current issues are available at defense organizations, universities and libraries around the world. A subscription is available to domestic addresses for $130 per year and international addresses for $150 per year. Single copies are not available without a subscription.

Upcoming Editorial Calendar

  • Spring 2024 | Internal Controls/Enterprise Risk Management/Audit
    • Materials due March 8, 2024
  • Summer 2024 | PDI Retrospective
    • Materials due June 28, 2024
  • Fall 2024 | Combatant Commands¬†
    • Materials due September 13, 2024
  • Winter 2025 | Systems, Processes, and Operations
    • Materials due December 11, 2024

For questions about these topics and article submission, please contact the Armed Forces Comptroller journal Executive Editor Bill Arnold, CDFM.

Earn CPE Credits in the Journal

Members have the opportunity to access the most recent 8 issues of the AFC and their assessments for CPEs through our Online Learning Center.

To get started, first, login to ASMC’s Engage online community to read the Journal. Using the Google Chrome browser is recommended for optimal viewing. Then, login to your Member Portal and find the Journal Exam in the Online Learning Center. Next, add the “AFC Exam” to your cart. There is no charge for members and a $99 charge for non-members. You’ll receive an email with a link to take a short 10 question exam for 2 CPE credits. You must pass with 70% or greater to receive your CPE certificate.

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