Programs Division


Colonel Brian S. Eifler
Colonel Brian S. Eifler
Division POC: 703-614-5022

Mission:

The Primary missions of OCLL Programs include:

  • Facilitate the partnership between the Army and Congress in order to ensure support for the Army's needs.
  • Serve as principal liaison to the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, Members, professional staff, and personal staff In concert with SAFM-BUL, Work to achieve the necessary authorities and funding to support Army needs (NDAA = Programs -- Appropriations Bills = Budget Liaison Office)
  • Provide liaison to Congress on Army programs, plans and policies Provide expertise and insights on the Congressional aspects of Army programs, plans, and policies, and liaison support to the Army Secretariat, Army Staff, Army Commands, and Direct Reporting Units.

Essential Tasks:

  • Principal liaison to the House and Senate Armed Services (and Intelligence) Committees, Members, professional staff, and personal staff
  • In concert with SAFM-BUL, facilitate the Army to achieve the necessary authorities and funding to support Army needs (NDAA = PGMS; Appropriations Bills = BUL)
  • Provide liaison to Congress (less appropriators) on Army programs, plans and policies
  • Subject matter experts on the Congressional aspects of Army programs,plans, and policies, and liaison support to the Army Secretariat, Army Staff, Army Commands, and Direct Reporting Units