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Save on CDFM Enrollment!

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

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As the new school year begins, we're reminded that learning should never end. The same goes for our professional training. That's why, in recognition of our members' dedication to the financial management profession and their concern for their own professional development, we are discounting the CDFM enrollment fee (for ASMC members) in October.
 
Already a CDFM or pursuing your CDFM? Be sure to check out the many options to maintain your CDFM and earn CPE/CETs!
 
CDFM INITIAL ENROLLMENT FEE DISCOUNT
 
For the month of October 2017, ASMC members who enroll in the CDFM Program for the first time pay just half price—$20. The regular enrollment fee for members is $40. The non-member rate is $75.
 
If you’re not currently an ASMC member, join today when enrolling and save $20 on your CDFM enrollment fee, plus receive additional discounts on other CDFM and ASMC programs, products, and services. 
 
Visit www.asmconline.org/CDFMenroll to enroll in October!
 
EARN CPEs/CETs TO MAINTAIN YOUR CDFM (AND ALSO DOD FM) CERTIFICATION

PDI 2017

Do you need access to CPE/CET credits earned at the 2017 PDI in San Diego? All attendees were emailed an official confirmation letter of all CPEs earned shortly after PDI, however, you can also access a copy of this confirmation letter and printable certificates here. If you are missing your Registration number, which you will need to log in, please contact RHQ at 702-798-8376. 

Virtual PDI 2017
 
For those who attended PDI 2017, access to Virtual PDI was included in the PDI 2017 registration fee. For those who were unable to attend PDI 2017, Virtual PDI allows individuals to earn CPE/CETs for $99 (approximately $1 per available CPE/CET).
 
Participation in Virtual PDI allows you to self-certify CPE/CETs for the CDFM Program; however, based upon DoD policy, participation in Virtual PDI does not provide direct credit toward meeting DoD FM Certification Program requirements.
 
PDI 2018
 
Looking for even more CPEs? PDI 2018, hosted in Denver, CO, will provide attendees the opportunity to earn over 20 CPEs. The theme for PDI 2018 is “Mountains to Climb: Achieving Peak Performance” and the event will continue to offer the premier training and education that PDI attendees have come to rely upon. Beyond the CPE credits available to attendees, the PDI will provide a valuable forum for participants from HQs, major commands, and installation levels to collaborate with leadership, peers, vendors, and clients. This event will also showcase individuals and teams recognized by ASMC for their excellent contributions to the field of defense financial management.
 
Registration for PDI 2018 will be open in late February and a dedicated website with the PDI information will be available at that time.
 
CDFM REFRESHER TRAINING
 
Looking for opportunities to maintain your CDFM? Check out the CDFM Refresher Course schedule on the ASMC website! Courses are being added regularly.
 
UPDATE YOUR WORK EMAIL TO YOUR PERSONAL EMAIL IN YOUR ASMC MEMBER PROFILE
 
Given certain situations regarding cyber security protocols, emails from ASMC HQ or your local chapter may not always make it through servers and reach your work inbox, so we ask you to update your DoD email address to your personal email address in your ASMC member profile. We want to ensure you receive important announcements and notifications that directly impact your professional development. Log onto and update your profile here.
 
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Any questions? Contact Kathryn Grandstaff-Bradford, the Associate Director of Communications and Public Affairs.

Graduate School USA Instructor Job Fair

Monday, July 24th, 2017

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Graduate School USA is hosting a job fair for potential instructors on Wednesday, July 26, from 8:30 am to 11:30 and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Instructors are needed in the following curriculum areas:

• Acquisition
• Auditing
• Business Analysis
• Communications and Professional Skills
• Financial Management
• Grants Management
• Human Resources Management
• Information Technology
• Leadership and Management
• Personal Property Management
• Program and Management Analysis
• Project Management
• Security

Potential instructors must have recent professional experience in a relevant field and demonstrated ability in applying their subject matter expertise to practical situations. In addition, candidates must have dynamic presentation skills, as evidenced by success in conducting training courses, presenting at professional conferences, or similar volunteer or paid experience.

Please bring an up-to-date resume with you to the Job Fair, which will take place at our Washington DC campus:

600 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20024

For additional information, please contact Niki Jackson-Blake at 202-314-3416, or niki.jackson-blake@graduateschool.edu.

Visit the Graduate School USA Instructor Job Fair page

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FY2018 MilCon-VA Appropriations Bill Approved with Bipartisan Committee Support

Friday, July 14th, 2017

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"WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill, providing record-level funding to improve programs for veterans and investing in critical infrastructure for U.S. military personnel and their families."

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Review of the FY2018 Budget Requests

Friday, July 14th, 2017

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1. Review of the FY2018 Budget Request for the U.S. Air Force – Subcommittee on Defense
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 10:30 AM | Dirksen Senate Office Building 192 | Presiding: Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) Watch HERE
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 @ 10:30 AM | Dirksen Senate Office Building 192 | Presiding: Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) Watch HERE

2. Review of the FY2018 Budget Request for the U.S. Dept. of Defense – Subcommittee on Defense
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 10:30 AM | Dirksen Senate Office Building 192 | Presiding: Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) Watch HERE

3. Review of the FY2018 Budget Request for the U.S. Army – Subcommittee on Defense
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 @ 10:30 AM | Dirksen Senate Office Building 192 | Presiding: Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) Watch HERE

4. Review of the FY2018 Budget Request for the U.S. Navy & Marine Corps – Subcommittee on Defense
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 T@ 10:30 AM | Dirksen Senate Office Building SD-192 | Presiding: Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) Watch HERE

For more Subcommittee’s Defense Hearings, visit HERE

Compendium of Open Office of Inspector General Recommendations to the DoD

Friday, July 14th, 2017

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“As of March 31, 2017, there were 1,298 open recommendations that were issued to 46 DoD Components in 288 DoD OIG audit and evaluation reports. DoD management agreed to take corrective actions on 1,251 of those recommendations. For the remaining 47 open recommendations, the DoD OIG and DoD Components have not agreed on an acceptable corrective action that meets the intent of the recommendation.”

Access the report, HERE
 

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