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Finance

Official Makes Case for More Base Closures, Realignments

Compliments of: By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service Recognizing congressional resistance to another round of base realignments and closures, a senior defense official told a Senate panel yesterday it would be irresponsible to cut the military’s “tooth” without doing everything possible to eliminate excess within its “tail.” John C. Conger, acting deputy undersecretary of […]

 
 

Face of Defense: Airman’s Sharp Eye Saves Air Force $348K

Compliments of: By Air Force Senior Master Sgt. George Thompson 386th Air Expeditionary Wing As Air Force officials seek to institute a culture change through the “Every Dollar Counts” campaign, one deployed airman’s determination helped to save more than a third of a million dollars. Air Force Master Sgt. Ernest Harrison, 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness […]

 

Services: Sequestration Will Affect Force Readiness

Compliments of: By Nick Simeone American Forces Press Service The four branches of the military delivered another warning to Congress yesterday that a prolonged budget sequester will significantly affect military readiness, and in the case of the Army, will leave it unable to carry out defense strategy. The service vice chiefs emphasized that message repeatedly […]

 

DOD ‘Scrubbing Money Pot’ to Reduce Furloughs, Carter Says

Compliments of: By Karen Parrish American Forces Press Service Pentagon leaders from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on down are looking for ways to reduce the pending civilian employee layoffs known as furloughs, Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter said yesterday. Under the department’s current plan, more than 700,000 civilian employees will receive furlough notices in early […]

 

Navy, Marine Corps Leadership Warn About Sequester

Compliments of: By Nick Simeone American Forces Press Service With members of Congress continuing to express concern about the impact of sequestration on the military, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told a congressional panel today that the Navy and Marine Corps will be able to meet their current and future missions only with proper resourcing. “The […]

 

DOD Releases Military Intelligence Program Base Request for Fiscal Year 2014

            The Department of Defense released today the Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Request for fiscal year (FY) 2014.  The total base request is $14.6 billion.  The department determined that releasing this figure does not jeopardize any classified activities within the MIP.  No other MIP budget figures or program details will […]

 

Learning to Save is Key to Financial Responsibility

Learning to Save is Key to Financial Responsibility By Claudette Roulo American Forces Press Service Compliments of: American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, DC – April is both the Month of the Military Child and Financial Literacy Month, so it’s a good time to shine a spotlight on teaching children financial responsibility, said Barbara Thompson, the […]

 

Defense Finance and Accounting Service Revamps Website







By Terri Moon Cronk
American Forces Press Service


WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 – Defense Finance and Accounting Service officials are rolling out a redesigned website tonight to give the Defense Department’s workforce easier, quicker access to the information they need.


 



 
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