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Army Financial Management & Comptroller
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller (ASA (FM&C))
Directorates and Offices
Mission And Vision
Army Civilian Pay Rates
HQDA Rate Board
DFAS Manual 7097.01
DFAS-IN Manual 37-100
DFAS Policy Memorandums
DFAS-IN STANFINS SOPs
Army Management Structure Guide
Army Business Rules for DTS
Army Finance and Comptroller School
Air Force Budget Materials
Appropriations for the Current and Historical Fiscal Years
Army Regulation 1-1 (PDF)
Army Regulation 5-1 (PDF)
Commanders' Emergency Response Program (PDF)
Congressional Budget Office
Defense Wide Budget Documentation
DFAS Blue Book
DoD Budget Execution
DoD Budget Request
Financial Management Operations FM 1-06 (PDF)
Glossary of Terms Used in Federal Budget Process (PDF)
Legislative Activities at the New Congress.gov
Legislative Process Overview
Navy Budget Materials
Office of Management and Budget
Under Secretary for Defense (Comptroller) Budget Materials (Green Book)
O&S Cost Web
DFAS 7097.01 (CAC Required)
MICP (CAC Required)
Army Career Tracker
Army Management Staff College
Defense Acquisition University
Defense Travel System
DoD FM LMS
Hatch Act Poster (PDF)
Prohibited Personnel Practices (PDF)
Whistleblower Poster (PDF)
Whistleblower Retaliation Poster (PDF)
RPA Mil Suite
Final SUS Trifold (PDF)
Job Aid for Vendors (PDF)
Vendor Training For Goods (PDF)
Vendor Training - Value Based (PDF)
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
The Freedom of Information Act generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, to obtain access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions of them) are protected from disclosure by one of nine exemptions or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.
Enacted in 1966, the FOIA established for the first time an effective statutory right of access to government information. The principles of government openness and accountability underlying the FOIA, however, are inherent in the democratic ideal: "The basic purpose of [the] FOIA is to ensure an informed citizenry, vital to the functioning of a democratic society, needed to check against corruption and to hold the governors accountable to the governed." The Supreme Court has emphasized that "official information that sheds light on an agency's performance of its statutory duties falls squarely within that statutory purpose."
This was emphasized also in the statement of FOIA policy issued by President Clinton on October 4, 1993, in which he called upon all federal agencies to renew their commitment to the Act and to enhance its effectiveness as a vital mechanism of government openness and accountability: "For more than a quarter century now, the Freedom of Information Act has played a unique role in strengthening our democratic form of government. The statute was enacted based upon the fundamental principle that an informed citizenry is essential to the democratic process and that the more the American people know about their government the better they will be governed. Openness in government is essential to accountability and the Act has become an integral part of that process."
ASA(FM&C) FOIA Mission Statement
: Welcome to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller's Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Office Home Page. This office manages The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) in accordance with applicable laws. We provide information to military members, Department of Defense civilians, military family members, the American public, the Congress, and the news media. The information you find here is cleared for public release in accordance with applicable Army policies.
The Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Office is responsible for the management oversight of the implementation of ASA(FM&C) FOIA and PA programs in accordance with 5 USC, and Public Law 106-554.
Army FOIA External Links
Army FOIA Request Form
Army FOIA Contacts
Army Electronic FOIA Reading Room
Army FOIA Links
Records Management and Declassification Agency (RMDA)
If problems with the RMDA webpages, please contact (703) 428-6238/DSN 328-6238.