Defense Financial Management & Comptroller School (DFM&C)


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DirectorOur vision at the Defense Financial Management & Comptroller School (DFM&CS) is to be a Department of Defense (DoD) center of excellence, providing multi-disciplined, advanced Financial Management education to support the warfighter. To fulfil that vision, our faculty teaches three courses: the Defense Financial Management Course (DFMC), the Defense Decision Support Course (DDSC), and the Air Force Professional Financial Management Course (PFMC). DFMC is a joint course taught using a blended learning format, with approximately one-week of course work completed via distance learning at home station and three weeks in-residence at Maxwell AFB. DDSC is a joint, four-day course taught at Maxwell AFB and locations around the world. PFMC is a four-week Air Force only course taught at Maxwell AFB, with some pre-arrival distance learning requirements


The DFM&CS mission is to provide world class Financial Management education for DoD personnel by delivering advanced course work in a joint learning environment. We strive to expand student skill sets by covering more than just basic financial management topics. DFM&CS uses resident and adjunct faculty along with guest speakers to provide a robust curriculum...enhanced financial management principles and current issues; critical thinking; strategic orientation; conflict resolution; fiscal law; leadership; decision support; and fiduciary responsibilities.


My dedicated and highly qualified staff and I are here for you. We promise your DFM&CS experience will be challenging and personally gratifying, but your overall learning experience will depend on your active participation and successful completion of course requirements. We facilitate your learning through lectures and interactive exercises, but your participation and interaction with fellow classmates will be the keys to your successful learning experience.


We look forward to partnering with you as you grow to the next level of financial management and leadership.




Director, Defense Financial Management & Comptroller School

DFM&CS Vision, Mission, & Goals


Be the Department of Defense center of excellence providing multi-disciplined advanced Financial Management education to better support the war-fighter.



Provide world class Financial Management education for Department of Defense personnel by delivering advanced course work in a joint learning environment.



- Prepare graduates to advise senior leaders in future strategic decision support roles

- Broaden awareness of the diverse financial management framework within DoD

- Understand the impact of the strategic environment on the DoD mission

- Enhance leadership and interpersonal skills




Eaker Center  Annual Awards:


Congratulations to Eaker Center's Annual award recipients:

Civilian Cat I - Ms. Carolyn Howard

Civilian Cat II - Mr Billy Stewart

Civilian Cat III - Mr. Kevin Thrash


Contact Eaker Center

525 Chennault Circle

Building 1404

Maxwell AFB, AL


Phone: (334) 953-2864

Fax: (334) 953-2865

Email: Eaker Center


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FAX:  (334) 953-6648

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