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FA50 Qualification Course Graduates

FA50 Q-Course Class 03-13

Class 01-14 graduated on 13 December 2013:

Front Row (L to R): COL Stebbins, MG Dyess, COL Hughes
Second Row (L to R): MAJ Hegenbart, MAJ Degraffenreid, MAJ Gonzalezortiz, Mr. Whitted, CPT Maloney, Ms. Rivera, Mr. Clarke
Third Row (L to R): LTC Lee, Mr. Ehsan, LTC Gregis, MAJ Kliewer, Ms. Kastanias, Mr. Ford, CPT Luoma, LTC Mitchell
Back Row (L to R): MAJ Lauer, CPTHuffman, Mr. Humphrey, LTC Hollar, MAJ McGonegal, MAJ Lorenzo, CPT Carr

Functional Area 50 Qualification Course (Q-Course)

The Functional Area 50 Qualification Course is the fourteen week ILE credentialing course for officers accessed as FA50s. Students are entered into ATRRS by the FA50 Personnel Development Office.

The next FA50 Q-Course is scheduled 29 April to 2 August 2013:

  • Military: CPT Through LTC
  • Civilian: GS11-GS15

Course attendance determined by COMPO or Career Program:

  • COMPO 1 Officers: MAJ Jamie Garcia, (502) 613-6681
  • COMPO 2 Officers: CPT Tiffany Ramsdal, (703) 607-7808
  • COMPO 3 Officers: LTC Stephen Gambichler, (703) 806-7327
  • Department of the Army Civilians: CP26: Ms Michele Davis, (703) 692-6884.

Prerequisites: Officers must be accessed as an FA50. Department of the Army Civilians must have permission from their career program to attend.

Welcome packet: Students will be provided a welcome packet from the FA50 Personnel Development Office 30 days prior to the start of the course.

Joint Capabilities Requirements Manager (JCRM) Course

The next JCRM Course at Fort Belvoir is scheduled 29 July to 1 August 2013. Click here for enrollment and pre-requisite instructions.

The United States Organizational Managers Association

Gradutes PhotoThe long-awaited 'regimental association' for Force Managers is now getting organized! The United States Organizational Managers Association was recently certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission. The organization will be classified as a 501(c)3 (IRS tax exempt association). The organization will be representative of all military services and will be open to all DoD military and civilian personnel. Membership is voluntary. Membership applications are currently being accepted.

Take a look at USOMA's new website, www.usoma.org, as well as the brochure and membership application, and contact Ken Pittman
(Kenneth.pittman1@us.army.mil, 703-601-0882) or Mr Charles Ely 703-601-0888 for more information.

(Like all similar military-related professional organizations, there is no formal relationship between the USOMA and HQDA, Army G-8, FD or the FA50 Personnel Development Office.)