ACADEMIC YEAR (AY) 2008-2009 NAVAL WAR COLLEGE FLEET SEMINAR PROGRAM

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NAVADMIN 130/08

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SUBJ/ACADEMIC YEAR (AY) 2008-2009 NAVAL WAR COLLEGE FLEET SEMINAR 
PROGRAM//

REF/A/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/160004ZAUG2006//

AMPN/REF A IS NAVADMIN 233/06, JOINT PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION 
FOR SENIOR ENLISTED LEADERS.//

RMKS/1.  THE NAVAL WAR COLLEGE (NWC) FLEET SEMINAR PROGRAM WILL BE 
OFFERED IN 20 REGIONAL LOCATIONS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2008-2009.
PLANNED LOCATIONS ARE:  WASHINGTON, DC; ANNAPOLIS, MD; BANGOR, WA; 
DAHLGREN, VA; EVERETT, WA; FORT MEADE, MD; FORT WORTH, TX; GREAT LAKES, 
IL; JACKSONVILLE, FL; MAYPORT, FL; MILLINGTON, TN; NEW ORLEANS, LA; 
NEWPORT, RI; NORFOLK, VA; PATUXENT RIVER, MD; PEARL HARBOR, HI; 
PENSACOLA, FL; PORT HUENEME, CA; SAN DIEGO, CA; AND WHIDBEY ISLAND, WA.  
THIS YEAR MARKS THE 33RD CONSECUTIVE YEAR THAT THIS POPULAR PROGRAM HAS 
BEEN OFFERED.

2.  THE FLEET SEMINAR PROGRAM DELIVERS NAVY AND JOINT INTERMEDIATE 
LEVEL PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION THROUGH A SET OF THREE
COURSES:  STRATEGY AND WAR, NATIONAL SECURITY DECISION MAKING, AND 
JOINT MARITIME OPERATIONS.  IT IS AVAILABLE TO OFFICERS, SELECTED 
COMMAND MASTER CHIEFS (CMDCMS), AND SELECTED DEFENSE DEPARTMENT 
CIVILIANS.  THERE IS NO TUITION FEE, AND COURSE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED 
ON A LOAN BASIS.

3.  FLEET SEMINAR PROGRAM COURSES ARE SIMILAR IN CONTENT AND 
METHODOLOGY TO THE PROGRAM OF STUDY OFFERED BY THE RESIDENT COLLEGE OF 
NAVAL COMMAND AND STAFF PROGRAM IN NEWPORT, RI.  SEMINARS FOR EACH 
COURSE MEET ONE EVENING PER WEEK FOR APPROXIMATELY 35 WEEKS, COMMENCING 
IN EARLY SEPTEMBER 2008 AND ENDING IN MAY 2009.  LED BY NWC ADJUNCT 
FACULTY MEMBERS, AND SUPPORTED BY VISITING NWC FACULTY, THESE COURSES 
REPLICATE BOTH THE CONTENT AND ATMOSPHERE OF THE RESIDENT COURSE OF 
STUDY.  SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF ALL THREE COURSES RESULTS IN THE AWARD 
OF A COLLEGE OF NAVAL COMMAND AND STAFF DIPLOMA AS WELL AS CREDIT FOR 
JOINT PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION PHASE I.
SINCE NWC SPONSORS SEMINARS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED 
STATES, IT IS POSSIBLE FOR AN OFFICER WHO IS TRANSFERRING OR ASSIGNED 
TAD TO CONTINUE STUDY AT ANOTHER LOCATION.

4.  NWC ACCEPTS PROGRAM APPLICATIONS FROM COMMISSIONED OFFICERS (ACTIVE 
AND RESERVE), SELECTED CMDCMS PER REF A, AND CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES OF THE 
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
A.  MUST BE MEMBERS OF THE SEA SERVICES (NAVY, MARINE CORPS, AND COAST 
GUARD) IN GRADE O-3 OR ABOVE, WHILE OFFICERS FROM OTHER SERVICES MUST 
BE IN GRADE O-4 OR ABOVE.  NAVY CMDCMS PER REF A.
CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN THE GRADE OF GS-11 OR 
EQUIVALENT AND ABOVE (NSPS EQUIVALENTS INCLUDED) ARE ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR 
ENROLLMENT; B.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE PREVIOUSLY EARNED AT LEAST A 
BACCALAUREATE DEGREE FROM A U.S. REGIONALLY ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY OR 
COLLEGE; C.  THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 30 JUNE 2008, AND ALL 
APPLICANTS WILL BE ADVISED OF THEIR ENROLLMENT STATUS BY MID-AUGUST 
2008.

5.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS CURRENTLY STATIONED IN AREAS SPECIFIED BELOW, 
OR THOSE WHO EXPECT TRANSFER TO THOSE SITES PRIOR TO 1 SEPTEMBER 2008, 
ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.  MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE, AND 
APPLICATION MUST BE MADE AT THE NWC COLLEGE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION (CDE) 
WEBSITE AT:
HTTP://CDE.NWC.NAVY.MIL/ADMISSIONS/FSP.ASPX.  ONCE ON THE PAGE, CLICK 
ON COLLEGE OF DISTANCE EDUCATION, THEN FLEET SEMINAR-APPLY.

6.  REQUEST WIDEST DISSEMINATION OF ABOVE INFORMATION IN ACTIVITY PLAN 
OF THE DAY, PLANS OF THE WEEK, BASE NEWSPAPERS, BASE CABLE TV, ETC.  
REGIONAL COORDINATORS LOCATED WITHIN REGIONS LISTED IN PARA 7 BELOW ARE 
REQUESTED TO PASS TO ALL UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, UNITED STATES 
COAST GUARD, UNITED STATES ARMY, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, AND RESERVE 
UNITS LOCATED WITHIN DRIVING DISTANCE OF THEIR SITE.

7.  AVAILABLE SITES AND LOCAL POINTS OF CONTACT ARE:
- LT MATT SEMPLE, ANNAPOLIS, MD, AT (410) 293-6074/DSN 281
- MR. WALTER STILES, BANGOR, WA, AT (401) 841-6519/DSN 948
- MRS. ANNE F. LYON, DAHLGREN, VA, AT (540) 653-8032/DSN 249
- MR. WALTER STILES, FT. WORTH, TX, AT (401) 841-6519/DSN 948
- MR. STANLEY MANUSKO, EVERETT, WA, AT (425) 304-3161/DSN 727
- MS. KERRY ALEXA, FORT MEADE, MD, AT (410) 854-5116/DSN 244
- MR. WALTER STILES GREAT LAKES, IL, AT (401) 841-6519/DSN 948
- MR. ROBERT BUEHN, JACKSONVILLE, FL, AT (904) 327-9986
- LT SHANE BREWER, MAYPORT, FL, AT (904) 270-6344 EXT 3116/DSN 960
- LCDR MARK FEGLEY, MILLINGTON, TN, AT (901) 874-4101/DSN 882
- MR. DAVE BONAR, NEW ORLEANS, LA, AT (504) 697-2376/DSN 647
- MR. WALTER STILES, NEWPORT, RI, AT (401) 841-6519/DSN 948
- DR. CALVIN R. SCHEIDT, NORFOLK, VA, AT (757) 822-1195
- MS. CHRISTIE DUNN, PATUXENT RIVER, MD, AT (301) 757-4111/DSN 757
- LT THOMAS FINLEY, PEARL HARBOR, HI, AT (808) 473-0420/DSN 473
- MR. WALTER STILES, PENSACOLA, FL, AT (401) 841-6519/DSN 948
- MS. JULIE STREETS, PORT HUENEME, CA, AT (805) 228-5277/DSN 296
- MRS. KHI KHI JENSEN, SAN DIEGO, CA, AT (619) 556-8328/DSN 526
- DR. CHARLES C. CHADBOURN III, WASHINGTON, DC, AT
(202) 433-6218/DSN 288
- MS. MARY FEALEY, WHIDBEY ISLAND, WA, AT (360) 257-8756/DSN 820 
ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED TO THE FOLLOWING POINTS OF
CONTACT:
- MR. WALTER STILES AT (401) 841-6519/DSN 948 OR EMAIL AT 
WALTER.STILES(AT)NWC.NAVY.MIL; OR
- PROFESSOR TIMOTHY GARROLD AT (401) 841-6561/DSN 948 OR EMAIL AT 
TIMOTHY.GARROLD(AT)NWC.NAVY.MIL.

8.  RELEASED BY VADM M. E. FERGUSON III, N1.//

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