Bennett takes command of realigned USAFMCOM
Oct. 31, 2019 - Brig. Gen. Mark S. Bennett took command of the U.S. Army Financial Management Command during a special ceremony at the Indiana War Memorial Oct. 25. Under Bennett’s direction, the command will serve as the lead for financial operations for the Army across the globe, provide functional management of Army accounting systems and serve as the primary unit working to standardize Army business management processes, which leads to greater auditability.
Bennett to command USAFMCOM
Oct. 23, 2019 - The U.S. Army Financial Command will host a change of command ceremony at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Mark S. Bennett will take command from Maj. Gen. David C. Coburn, USAFMCOM commanding general. To watch either ceremony live on the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service, go to https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/21902. The ceremonies will also be broadcast live at www.facebook.com/USAFMCOM.
Deployed MN National Guard finance Soldiers take care of troops
Aug. 23, 2019 - While Americans volunteer to serve in the Armed Forces for a variety of reasons, none of them do it for free. Twenty-five Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers of the 247th Financial Management Support Detachment support troops down range at the Camp Arifjan finance office.
New EagleCash consolidates DoD’s stored-value cards
Aug. 20, 2019 - In a quest to bring the Department of Defense’s three separate stored-value cards into one, representatives from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps journeyed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to plan their way forward with the U.S. Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service earlier this month. During their most recent meeting, the stakeholders laid out a plan for deployment, including releasing the cards to initial training sites later this calendar year and issuing them to deployers in first part of 2020. Software and hardware capable of handling both the current cards and the new EagleCash will be deployed around the globe this fall.