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Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. Please try to make it to our December Luncheon.

Speaker: Col James “Rob” Culpepper. Director, Air Combat Command Financial Management & Comptroller

Topic:    AF/ACC Budget: How Much Can We Afford as a Nation?

Date:     Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Time:    11:30 am

Place: Langley Club ($11.00 lunch buffet)
128 Benedict Ave. Langley AFB, VA23665

If there are any questions or concerns, please let me know. Thank you.

SSgt Trecee Grant
VP & Prof. Development Chair
ASMC Hampton Roads

Please see flyer for more details. ASMC December 2019 Luncheon Flyer AirForce

Photos from our ASMC HR November Luncheon with Local Toastmasters

Our topic for this month’s luncheon was Speak Confidently.

Hopefully you were able to make it. If not, you missed a very engaging presentation.
We had local Toastmasters Thomas and Barber talk to us and coach us through common public speaking fears. The fear of being judged is the #1 biggest fear of public speaking. Shaking, sweating, and stumbling over your words are common signs of anxiety when public speaking. Toastmaster Barber said those are also signs of excitement when (if) you win the lottery. You have the same reaction. Our mind plays tricks on us. We need to train our minds to be excited about public speaking. It can boost your confidence.

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Additionally, the Toastmasters touched on second hand anxiety. When you are watching your troop, peer, or leadership brief and hoping they do not mess up, and being nervous for them is second hand anxiety. That is something to keep in mind, to hopefully boost your confidence when publicly speaking. You have people rooting for you, not judging you. We ended with our very own, Capt Ireland doing an impromptu speech which is a common Toastmasters exercise. He was a pro! Communication is very important in the Comptroller career field. I hope by either your attendance or reading this you can go back to your work centers with tools to help you speak confidently.



Photos from our ASMC HR October Luncheon with Speaker, Captain Eric Klein

ASMC HRC Salvation Army Stockings

It’s that time again!

Help us Fill Holiday Stockings for Our Hampton Roads’ Children in Need.

Please Return stockings to the following ASMC HRC members by 6 December

Lorretta.HaynesDouglas.3.ctr@us.af.mil  Air Force
Kathleen.Day@us.af.mil  Air Force
Jessica.Andrade.ctr@navy.com  Navy
Courtney.N.Vansciver.civ@mail.mil  Army
Adam.J.Stanek@uscg.mil Coast Guard

Please see this flyer for more details.


Happy New Year!

Let’s start this new year off right by going to lunch. The next ASMC Hampton Roads Chapter luncheon will be hosted by the Coast Guard. No RSVP necessary. More details below and attached. See you there!

Speaker:   Captain Eric Klein, Acting Director of Financial Operations/Acting Comptroller (CG-8C)

Topic:    “A CG Headquarters Perspective on Internal Control and Enterprise Risk Management Reporting”

Date:     Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Time:    11:30 hours

Place:    Crazy Buffet & Grill, 2630, 1745 Parkview Dr., Chesapeake VA 23320

If there are any questions or concerns, please let me know. Thank you.

SSgt Trecee Grant
VP & Prof. Development Chair
ASMC Hampton Roads

Please see flyer for more details. ASMC October 2019 Luncheon Flyer CG

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on 26 October

We are looking for volunteers to assist with the Walk. Please see attached flyer and contacts below if you are interested. Thank you for your continued support.

Service Contacts:

Air Force: Lorretta Haynes-Douglas
(757) 225-1401

Army: Courtney Vansciver
(757) 501-8105

Coast Guard: Lt Adam Stanek Adam.J.Stanek@uscg.mil

Navy: Jessica Andrade
(757) 443-3957 jessica.andrade.ctr@navy.mil or jandrade@deloitte.com


Lorretta Haynes-Douglas
HR ASMC Community Service Coordinator
757-225-1401, DSN 575-1401

Please see flyer for more details. ASMC Breast Cancer Walk Flyer 2019-1

Photos from our September ASMC Luncheon with Speaker Mr. Ian M. Sullivan

Please enjoy the below photos from our September ASMC HRC Luncheon where the topic was The Operational Environment: Great Power Competition and Conflict, 2019-2035. A copy of the power point presentation is available below also. OE for ASMC Luncheon


ASMC June & August 2019 Newsletter

The Hampton Roads Chapter is excited to share our June & August 2019 Newsletter.

Please take the time to see what we’ve been up to.


Latest ASMC Member Benefit

We are excited to share our latest member benefit to help our members reach their goals in certification, advanced degrees and career enhancement made possible by our partnership with Norwich University.

Norwich University aims to cultivate leaders for our nation, pairing with ASMC’s vision to advance professionalism in the defense financial management community. Founded in 1819, Norwich is the nation’s oldest private military college as well as the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).

Thanks to our new partnership, ASMC members receive a $3,000 scholarship toward an online master’s degree and CDFM holders earn six credits toward the Master of Public Administration online program.  Check out the ASMC Norwich Partnership  flyer for more information on these new opportunities and explore Norwich University’s offerings at online.norwich.edu . To take advantage of the ASMC partnership opportunities, contact Norwich’s admissions team directly at  learn@norwich.edu [ mailto:learn@norwich.edu ]   or call 1-866-684-7237.

We are delighted to offer you this latest member benefit and thank you for your continued support and membership in ASMC.


Al Runnels

Executive Director, ASMC

ASMC HRC Stuff the Bus

We’re working with the Salvation Army to
“Stuff the Bus”! Please donate the necessary
school supplies our local students need to succeed!

We’ll be collecting from today thru Monday Aug 19,  2019.
Please see the flyer for more information.