USASMDC emphasizes importance of cost management

July 28, 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic has caused uncertainty in many aspects of daily operations and future planning, including financial uncertainty, but the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command’s G-8 team has reduced that uncertainty by creating a resource that provides tools and methodologies for units and directorates to maximize their capabilities.

Col. Samuel B. Glover, Resource Management Office (G-8) deputy chief of staff, said the Cost Management Guide will be a valuable resource to USASMDC staff as they choose how to allocate funds.

“The Cost Management Guide is intended to provide a foundation for understanding the role and use of cost management techniques in decision-making,” Glover said. “As leaders we must be responsible stewards of the funds entrusted to our care by the American people. This is especially true now as we determine how to meet our ever-increasing requirements when our resources are not growing at the same rate during this period of fiscal uncertainty.”

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