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In Memory of 15 ASMC members killed in the Pentagon attack.  9/11/2001



Sponsored by Washington Chapter
US Army Members



Speaker:  Mr. James Watkins [Bio]
Director, Army Audit Readiness,
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Operations,
Office of ASA(FM&C)

Topic: "Army Audit Readiness-Where we're at and Where we're going."

            Attendees earn 0.5 CPE.  

ASMC Washington Chapter Elections, 
In accordance with Article V of the ASMC Washington Chapter Constitution elections were conducted at the Chapter's April luncheon.  Election results will be announced. 


PLACE:    Holiday Inn
2460 Eisenhower Ave
Alexandria, VA 22314


Easy walk from Eisenhower Avenue Metro station (Yellow Line).


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DATE:     Wednesday, 19 May 2010
TIME:      Social 11:30,     Lunch 12:00


Members       $20.00 $22.00
Non-Members $22.00 $24.00
Seating limited.  Please reserve early!
Advance payment not required, but a confirmed reservation is!
Lunch Menu: Choice of Entrée: Baked Herb Chicken
Beef Stroganoff
Caesar Salad
Green beans
Mash potatoes

Please download and post luncheon Flyer in your workspaces.       

All luncheon attendees will be entered in a raffle to win 2 certificates good for a future free luncheon admission.  One certificate is for the winner's own use and the other is for the winner to give to a potential new member.


The April Luncheon winner was:   Matthew N. Farage


General Information:  For reservations contact your Service Assistant Secretary (by noon Friday, May 14th).  Please make checks payable to ASMC.   If it is necessary to cancel a reservation after the deadline, payment is not returned.  Civilians and military personnel of all ranks are eligible for membership and are welcome to attend.  Correct change or checks appreciated at the door.


Click on your service Rep to send email RSVP or call number provided.

Army Nicol Martin (703) 693-2586
Navy Veronica Trent (703) 693-0833
Marine Corps Myra Ragan (703) 692-5266
Air Force Tina Miller (751) 256-0190
Coast Guard Nick Abate (703) 448-6081  x 274
OSD/Defense Agencies Demaryl D. Singleton (703) 882-2251
Corporate/Retired Member Rep Kristin Hilbert (703) 473-8848

Sponsorship of future luncheons:     


19 May Army
14 Jun AF
28 Jul USMC
18 Aug DFAS
15 Sep OSD
20 Oct CG
15 Nov Army
TBD Dec Holiday Social (Navy Sponsor)

Biographical Summary, James J. Watkins

Mr. James J. Watkins is currently the Director, Army Audit Readiness,  assigned to the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Operations.
Mr. Watkins has extensive resource management experience and leadership skills.  He served on active duty in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1997 and led Soldiers as an Infantry Platoon Leader and Company Commander; was a Finance Commander at the Battalion and Brigade level at Ft Lewis, Washington and V Corps, respectively.  He was the V Corps Resource Manager prior to his assignment as Commandant, U.S. Army Finance School.  He has held various staff positions including duty as Executive Officer, The Army Finance and Accounting Center (now DFAS), Finance Officer, Korea, The Finance School as an instructor, and the Finance Branch Chief, Army Personnel Command (now HR Command).
After leaving active duty Mr. Watkins was Chief Operating Officer for a private sector firm in Charlotte, NC prior to a six year term as the Chief Financial Officer in the private sector in Columbus, Ohio.
He returned to government service in 2006 with DFAS followed by duty as Chief of Staff at the Family and MWR Command, in Alexandria, Virginia.
Mr. Watkins’ educational background includes a B.S., Business Administration (major in Accounting) from The Ohio State University; MBA from Syracuse University; Graduate of the South Carolina Executive Institute; and graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the Army Command and General Staff College.
Mr. Watkins has been a CPA since 1980.

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