DFAS welcomes new director

15 years ago

LIMESTONE – The Defense Finance and Accounting Service Limestone takes great pleasure in announcing the appointment of a new permanent director. Wayne C. Ingle has assumed the position of director after serving eight years as the director for the DFAS Japan site.     Ingle is no stranger to DFAS Limestone. He served as acting director of the site from December 2007 to March 2008. As acting director, Ingle played a prominent role in leading DFAS Limestone through the implementation of a major new information systems change while also hiring and training a significant increase in new employees.
While serving as director of DFAS Japan, Ingle had oversight responsibility for providing accounting and finance support to the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps and Department of Defense activities located throughout Japan and the western Pacific.
Ingle entered the federal civil service in October 1985 as a supervisory military pay examiner at the U.S. Army Finance and Accounting Center in Indianapolis, Ind. During the first five years as a civilian employee at USAFAC, he served as assistant chief, Claims and Collections Division; a systems accountant in the Active Army Pay, Policy and Systems Division; a supervisory systems accountant (division chief) in the Reserve Components Pay, Policy and Systems Division and as supervisory systems accountant (deputy director), Centralized Pay Operations.
From November 1990 to October 1991, Ingle served as the deputy finance and accounting officer at Camp Zama, Japan. He was then selected as principal assistant to the commander, 175th Theater Finance Command, Korea where he served until September 1994. In 1994, he returned to Camp Zama as the finance and accounting officer, serving through September 1997. At the end of this tour, he returned to Korea, again as the principal assistant to the commander, 175th FINCOM where he served until July 2000.
Prior to entering the federal civil service, Mr. Ingle served in the enlisted ranks of the U.S. Army, retiring in 1985 with the rank of command sergeant major. During his career in the military, he served overseas tours in Turkey, Japan, Okinawa, Korea and Vietnam.
Ingle graduated from the University of Maryland, Summa Cum Laude, with a bachelor of science in psychology, where he was inducted as a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, the nation’s oldest honor society, founded at the University of Maine in 1897.
He later studied accounting and information management at both Indiana and Vincennes Universities, later graduating from Michigan State University with a master of arts in education (mathematics and science). He is also a graduate of Personnel Management for Executives I and II and the Army Management Staff College. He is a Certified Government Financial Manager.
Ingle’s military education includes the Finance Non-Commissioned Officers Advance Course and the Sergeants Major Academy.
He is a life member of the Finance Corps Association, Non-Commissioned Officers Association, the Association of the U.S. Army; Michigan State Alumni Association; the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He is also a member of two professional organizations, the Association of Government Accountants and the American Society of Military Comptrollers.
Ingle’s active duty awards include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Purple Heart, the Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters and the Army Achievement Medal.
The new director assumed his new position of director, DFAS Limestone on Sept. 7, 2008.