The Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O) is comprised of only one Federal agency: the Department of Defense (DoD). The CFC-O covers all uniformed and civilian DoD personnel serving outside of the continental United States in areas covered by the five overseas Combatant Commands:
- U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM)
- U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM)
- U.S. European Command (EUCOM)
- U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM)
- U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)
Exceptions: Alaska, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa.
Campaign workers may only solicit contributions from Federal employees whose official duty station is located within these geographic boundaries and retirees who reside in the area.
The CFC-O offers a unique partnership with the Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) providing students the chance to engage with and support the CFC through two annual contests. Check out last year's winners here. This year's submissions are due Dec 15, 2023. Winners will be announced in February 2024. Teachers: click here to register to participate in the contests and to receive the official guidelines and additional information.
THE ELEMENTARY STUDENT ART CONTEST
The CFC/Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Art Competition is designed to encourage eligible students to use their creativity to produce their own artwork that supports the mission of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Participation is entirely voluntary, and we encourage this competition to be a ‘homework’ opportunity, thereby involving parents in the activity (which ripples out the campaign message to the community).
The contest is open to all students, grades K-5 enrolled in all DoDEA schools.
THE MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT DESIGN CONTEST
The CFC/Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Design Contest is designed to encourage eligible students to use their creativity to produce their own digital design that supports the mission of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Participation is entirely voluntary, and we encourage this competition to be a ‘homework’ opportunity, thereby involving parents in the activity (which ripples out the campaign message to the community).
The contest is open to middle and high school students enrolled in a video communications course at DoDEA overseas. Other students not enrolled in a video course may participate upon approval of the school’s video instructor. Students may participate individually or in teams. No more than one submission per student/team.
Local Federal Coordinating Committee
Each of the 36 local CFC zones is governed by a Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC). An LFCC is comprised of federal employees and, whenever possible, members of local federal inter-agency organizations, such as Federal Executive Boards, Federal Executive Associations or, in the absence of such organizations, self-organized associations of local federal officials. LFCCs are overseen by OPM and must comply with CFC regulations and guidance memoranda, as well as meet the deadlines in the CFC calendar. LFCCs serve as a board of directors for the campaign zone. LFCCs are responsible for selecting an Outreach Coordinator (OC) to implement the CFC in the local zone and monitoring their work.
Hon. Michael B. Donley
Director, Administration and Management
The Director, Administration and Management (DA&M) is the Principal Staff Assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense for organizational and management matters. The DA&M manages the Pentagon Reservation, including all construction, renovation, facility operations, maintenance, and security; provides administrative, personnel, and budget support to OSD, selected Defense Agencies, and DoD personnel in the National Capital Region; and supervises Washington Headquarters Services (a DoD Field Activity) and the Pentagon Force Protection Agency.
Mr. Donley was appointed DA&M in May 2021 and previously served in the same position from May 2005 to June 2008. He was most recently a Trustee and Chairman of the Board for The Aerospace Corporation, a Federally-Funded Research and Development Corporation (2013-2021), and was an independent defense consultant.
He has also served as Secretary of the Air Force (2008-2013); Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Financial Management & Comptroller) (1989-1993); Deputy Executive Secretary, National Security Council (1987-1989); Director of Defense Programs, National Security Council (1984-1987); Professional Staff Member, Senate Committee on Armed Services (1981-1984); and Legislative Assistant, U.S. Senate (1979-1981).
Mr. Donley served in the U.S. Army from 1972-1975 and holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in International Relations from the University of Southern California.
He is a recipient of the Department of Defense medal for Distinguished Public Service and equivalent awards from the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Mr. Donley also received the W. Stuart Symington and General Bernard Schriever awards from the Air Force Association, and is the 9th recipient of the Air Force Order of the Sword, an honor conferred by Air Force enlisted personnel.
LFCC CFC-O MEMBERS
- Dr. Kevin Driscoll, LFCC Vice Chair, Assistant Director, Diversity, Disability & Recruitment, Human Resources Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services
- Mr. Jae Lee, Director, Financial Management Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services
- Mr. John McCarthy, General Counsel, Washington Headquarters Services
- Ken Rauch, Assistant Director, Benefits and Work-Life Division, Human Resources Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services
- Mr. Curtis Rumbaugh, Program Director, DoD Voluntary Campaigns, Washington Headquarters Services
- Mr. Ken Sorg, Analyst, MWR Policy, Office of the Undersecretary for Defense (Personnel & Readiness)
- Mr. Ray Sutton, Deputy Director, Programs & Integration Division, Department of the Navy/Assistant for Administration
- COL. Alfred S. "Al" Boone, USA, Human Capital Division, Joint Chiefs of Staff
LFCC OVERSEAS COMBATANT COMMAND REPRESENTATIVES
U.S. Africa Command
Ms. Crystal D. Oberg, J031/Headquarters Commandant Administrative Officer
U.S. Central Command
Major Richelle A. Hare, U.S. CENTCOM CCJ1-MPP
U.S. European Command
Ms. Gloria Duck, Chief, Command & Personnel Programs Branch, HQ USEUCOM J1
U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
MAJ James Holman & SFC Melissa Thomas, J113 Operations, Plans & Readiness, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
U.S. Southern Command
Mr. Kenneth L. McKinney, Acting Chief of Operations, Command Personnel Accountability Manager, HQ, U.S. Southern Command