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Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo), Chairman of the Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee, listens to Under Secretary and Chief Management Officer of the Army, Dr. Joseph W. Westphal discuss the Army's financial management and business transformation efforts, during testimony April 18, 2012 on Capitol Hill.
"Be assured, your Army leadership, our Soldiers, and our Civilians understand the fiscal challenges confronting our country. We are unified in our effort to make lasting improvements that will enable us to operate more effectively and efficiently within limited resources," Westphal said in his opening remarks.
During the testimony, Dr. Westphal detailed how the Army is implementing a comprehensive business enterprise architecture, improving control processes and acquiring new enterprise resource programs to improve the Army's financial management and business transformation efforts (Dr. Westphal's opening statement to the before the Readiness and management Support Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Armed Services is below // Transcripts // April 18, 2012 " Testimony before Senate Armed Services Committee (Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee).
Other witnesses included: Honorable Robert F. Hale, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Honorable Elizabeth A. McGrath Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of Defense, Honorable Robert O. Work Chief Management Officer of the Navy, Honorable Gladys J. Commons Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller), Honorable Erin C. Conaton Chief Management Officer of the Air Force, Honorable Jamie M. Morin Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Financial Management and Comptroller), Mr. Asif A. Khan Director, Financial Management and Assurance Government Accountability Office and Honorable Mary Sally Matiella Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller)