|"13th ESC (Expeditionary Sustainment Command) Financial Centers"|
Principle advisor to senior mission commanders on all aspects of Financial Management Operations. Provides Technical Oversight to all active duty finance elements in AOR. Enforces polices and guidelines established by national providers.
The concept of "Direct Support" began during the Vietnam War. allowing the 1st Cavalry Division Commander to have direct control over a broad range of operational specialization and capability in order to carry out its mission. Now, the current organizational mix of the 13th Finance Center and its Direct Support Units is the combination of the experience and operational training developed in conjunction with the long history and needs of the 1st Cavalry Division.
Units assigned to the 13th Financial Center (Expeditionary Sustainment Command) are:
The above listing of 13th Financial Center active units, areas of support and location assignments is at its best - may be inaccurate. Visitor submissions of updated linage data is encouraged.
In direct support of the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, the 15th Finance Battalion services the financial requiremnts of approximately 18,000 soldiers. In carrying out its operation, the 15th Finance Battalion provides a trained and ready deployable force to support all units in its Aea Of Responsibility (AOR) throughout the continuum of peace and war. In addition, it ensures the financial readiness of supported units prior to deployment; disseminates policy guidance, assists unit commanders, supports contracting - including commercial vendor services and provides continuous finance support.
This folio of material highlights of the many subsequent historical critical missions performed by members of the 15th Financial Battalion, whose actions, operations and the many critical issues resolved over its 41+ years history to meet the changing threat and the honors they achieved are summarized in the following sections:
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