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Program Objectives Memorandum Data Base Management System (POM-DBMS). Users Manual

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The POM-development process at Marine Corps Headquarters HQMC is the focal point for annually reassessing the Marine Corps MCs overall priorities for present and future spending. Approximately 450 individual programs compete for programmed funds during each years POM cycle. Since 1977, HQMC has sponsored the development of a data base management system DBMS to support the staff of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Requirements and Programs as it prepares the Commandants CMCs POM Submission to the Secretary of the Navy. The POM DBMS is HQMCs central repository of priority and cost information during POM development, and it is the MC staffs primary tool for constructing and adjusting the CMCs program for the MC. The POM DBMS is used 1 to develop the CMCs POM submission to the Department of the Navy 2 to determine appropriation controls for the CMCs program and 3 to provide program-element detail on the CMCs program to aid in the preparation of updates to the Five Year Defense Program. The system supports the MC staff throughout the POM development, including the collection of data, the prioritization of initiatives, the packaging of initiatives into a program of consolidated decision package sets and the revision of this program based on the Secretary of Defenses Program Decision Memorandum and Amended Program Decision Memorandum. It is also used in the POM-to-budget process to determine MC appropriation controls. The objective of the Users Manual for the POM DBMS is to provide the users non-ADP personnel with the information necessary to effectively use the system.

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  • Administration and Management
  • Computer Programming and Software

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