LESSON 2 DESCRIPTION:
Lesson 2 of the subcourse was designed to provide soldiers in the Food Service Specialist
Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course (ANCOC) with an overview of how the Army
Food Management Information System (AFMIS) is used to manage dining facility procedures.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After the completion of Lesson 2, you will be able:
1. Complete a correspondence subcourse on references associated with AFMIS; the
End Users Manual as a problem solving guide for the manager; the use of the
appendices as a guide for developing and supervising problem identification
procedures, referencing filing guidance and dispositions, developing Standing
Operating Procedures (SOP); Continuity of Operations and Contingency Plans (COOP),
and formal problem reporting procedures to include as a guideline for the maintenance
and use of AFMIS equipment.
2. Become familiar with: the Information Systems Security Procedures; references;
requirements; password responsibility; systems misuse; AFMIS sub-systems
emphasizing agency input and corrective measures; keyboard techniques, error message
capturing, and system PMCS procedures.
In a self-study environment.
To 70 percent accuracy.
REFERENCES: The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following
publications: AFMIS End Users Manual; AR 25-400-2, Modern Record Keeping System; AR
30-1, The Army Food Service Program.
Understanding an automation management tool takes more than just knowing how to press
keyboard symbols and input data. The user must have an overall understanding of how the entire
system functions. Management information systems are complex systems that are multi-tasking.
Performing actions in one area usually affects other areas within the system. To effectively
operate while using the AFMIS system users must start with the basics of how the system is