How To Use AskFMYou may be asked to select your certificate before getting the consent page; select the one you used to get your account in SAAR when you requested access to ASK-FM.
Step 1 - Select Public FoldersSelect Public Folders. Click on “+” to expand public folders. Select : “Army Contract Payments”.
Step 2 - Choose your reportAfter you have selected "Army Contract Payments", you'll see two reports listed.
Select the VIEW button under the report you need:
- ODS Document History for contigency documents
- Pay History by Contract No. or DRN for pay history
Step 3 - ODS Document HistoryIf you chose to view the ODS Document History, you will see the following screen.
To get current data, select the refresh data button on the upper right side of the screen. You will be prompted to type in the document number.
Step 4 - Type in the document numberType in the document number.
To refresh the data for the currently displayes document number, select RUN QUERY.
To get another document, type in the document number and again select RUN QUERY.
Do not select "Refresh Values", it will cause an error. If you do get an error message, click OK and continue typing in the document number or running the query.
Step 5 - Pay History by contract number or DRNThe "Pay Hist by Contract No or DRN" report has 2 tabs at the bottom of the report. You can choose to view the information by Contract Number or by Document Reference Number (DRN).
To get current data, select REFRESH DATA button on the upper right side of the screen.
Step 6 - How to select a different Contract/DRNAfter you have selected "Refresh Data" in step 5, the following screen will appear.
Select RUN QUERY.
For a different Contract/DRN combination, you must select and type in the DRN (or % for all DRNs for the specified Contract Number) and the Contract Number (or % for all contracts related the specified DRN). You must specify either a DRN or Contract number; the % sign is a wildcard to fill in the number you do not have. (i.e. you have the DRN but not the Contract Number or the other way around).
Now click RUN QUERY.
Step 7 - Print reportAny report can be saved to your computer as an Excel Spreadsheet by selecting Document/Save to my computer as/Excel.
You will be prompted to “save as” and where to save.
NOTE: If you receive an error message box, click ok and resume what you're doing. If it won't allow you to continue, start over. (There could be a server error preventing you from continuing.)