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Command Financial Specialists Training Schedules

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, changes to your installation’s Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSC) are taking place daily. Training may be postponed or cancelled. Contact your installation’s FFSC for their current status. For the FFSC Directory click HERE.
Qualification of the Command Financial Specialist (CFS)

The CFS is the command’s principal advisor on policies and matters related to the Commander's Personal Financial Management (PFM) plan. The CFS should meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimum pay grade is E5 with more than six years of service for enlisted. E5s with less than six years of service require a waiver; W2/O1 for officers.
  • Be highly motivated and financially stable. Meet screening criteria for financial stability, as determined by examination of debt to income ratio and review of most current credit reports.
  • Demonstrate competency in public speaking/facilitator forums.
  • Be designated, in writing by the Commanding Officer as outlined in OPNAVINST 1740 series.
  • Successfully complete the CFS training course provided by an authorized Family Center using CFS Training Courseware developed by Commander, Navy Installations (CNI) and Naval Education and Training Command (NETC).
  • Have at least one-year remaining onboard present command at time of CFS course.
  • Participate in continuing education including, but not limited to, periodic CFS forums and CFS refresher training at least every three years.

Fiscal Year 2022 CFS Training Schedules
Click the installation link below to find your CFS schedule and location

Naval District Washington

Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic

Commander, Navy Region Southeast

Commander, Navy Region Northwest

Commander, Navy Region Southwest

Commander, Navy Region Hawaii

Joint Region Marianas

Commander, Navy Region Japan

Commander, Navy Region Korea

Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Central

Updated June 1, 2022

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