Academic Year 2020-21 Naval War College Fleet Seminar Program (JPME I)

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Here’s the NAVADMIN for the Fleet Seminar Program discussed in our JPME I primer. Remember that there is an increased focus on education on fitreps:

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SUBJ/ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021 NAVAL WAR COLLEGE FLEET SEMINAR PROGRAM//

RMKS/1.  This NAVADMIN announces the Naval War College (NWC) Fleet Seminar 
Program (FSP) which offers intermediate level Joint Professional Military 
Education (JPME-I) through a set of three courses: Strategy and War (S and 
W), Theater Security Decision Making (TSDM), Joint Maritime Operations (JMO), 
offered at multiple locations. Each course normally requires one academic 
year to complete, which runs from September through the following May. All 
three courses are not offered simultaneously at all locations.
There is no tuition fee and course materials are provided on a loan basis at 
no cost to the students.

2.  Background:
    a.  The NWC FSP will be offered in nineteen regional locations in the 
United States for academic year 2020-2021.  Planned locations and courses 
are:
        (1)  Annapolis, MD (S and W, TSDM and JMO)
        (2)  Dahlgren, VA (JMO)
        (3)  Everett, WA (S and W)
        (4)  Fort Worth, TX (S and W)
        (5)  Great Lakes, IL (TSDM)
        (6)  Jacksonville, FL (TSDM and JMO)
        (7)  Kitsap, WA (TSDM)
        (8)  Mayport, FL (S and W)
        (9)  Millington, TN (S and W)
        (10) New Orleans, LA (JMO)
        (11) Newport, RI (S and W, TSDM and JMO)
        (12) Norfolk, VA (S and W, TSDM and JMO)
        (13) Patuxent River, MD (TSDM)
        (14) Pearl Harbor, HI (S and W, TSDM and JMO)
        (15) Pensacola, FL (Whiting Field) (TSDM and JMO)
        (16) Port Hueneme, CA (TSDM)
        (17) San Diego, CA (S and W, TSDM and JMO)
        (18) Washington, DC (S and W, TSDM and JMO)
        (19) Whidbey Island, WA (JMO)

    b.  FSP courses are similar in content and delivery methodology to the 
intermediate level program of study offered by the resident College of Naval 
Command and Staff in Newport, RI.  Seminars for each course meet once a week 
in the evening for approximately 34 weeks, commencing in early September 2020 
and ending in May 2021. Successful completion of all three courses results in 
the award of a College of Naval Command and Staff diploma, as well as credit 
for JPME-I.  The FSP seminars at all locations are conducted in-step with 
each other so it is possible for a student who is transferring to or assigned 
temporary additional duty at another seminar location to attend class at that 
location.

3.  Criteria:
    a.  NWC accepts program applications from commissioned officers (active 
and reserve) and civilian employees of the federal government, subject to the 
following eligibility requirements:
        (1)  Members of the sea services (Navy, Marine Corps and Coast
Guard) in the paygrade of O-3 or above, while officers from the other 
services must be in the paygrade of O-4 or above.  Civilian employees of the 
federal government in the grade of GS-11 and above, or equivalent, are also 
eligible for enrollment.
        (2)  All applicants must have previously earned at least a 
baccalaureate degree.
    b.  Qualified individuals currently stationed in areas listed in 
paragraph two, or those who expect transfer to those sites prior to
1 September 2020 are encouraged to apply.

4.  Application Process:
    a.  More information is available and applications must be submitted at 
the NWC College of Distance Education FSP website at 
https://www.mnp.navy.mil/group/training-education-qualifications (NWC 
Academic Programs link). The application period is currently open and will 
remain open until 14 June 2020.

5.  Selection Notifications:
    a.  NWC will make enrollment selections and accepted applicants will be 
advised of their enrollment selection status via email.

6.  Points of Contact:
    a.  Points of contact are Ms. Stephanie Accaputo who can be reached at 
(401) 841-7677/DSN 841 or via email at fsp(at)usnwc.edu, Ms.
Kelly Folger who can be reached at (401) 841-6520/DSN 841 or via email at 
fsp(at)usnwc.edu and Professor Ronald Oard who can be reached via email at 
oardr(at)usnwc.edu.

7.  Request widest dissemination of the above information. Regional 
coordinators at the sites listed in paragraph two are requested to pass this 
information to all Army, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard units and 
all reserve units located within safe driving distance of an FSP site.

8.  This message will remain in effect until superseded or 14 June 2020, 
whichever occurs first.

9.  Released by Vice Admiral S. B. Munsch, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations 
for Warfighting Development (N7)//

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