JOINT PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION FOR SENIOR ENLISTED LEADERS

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SUBJ/JOINT PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION FOR SENIOR ENLISTED 
LEADERS// 


RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES REQUIREMENTS AND SOLICITS APPLICATIONS 
FROM COMMAND MASTER CHIEFS FOR RESIDENT AND NON-RESIDENT JOINT P 
ROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION (JPME) OPPORTUNITIES.  THE MASTER CHIEF 
PETTY OFFICER OF THE NAVY (MCPON), IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NAVAL WAR 
COLLEGE (NWC), IS SPONSORING THIS INITIATIVE.  THE DEVELOPMENT OF JOINT 
LEADERS IS VITAL TO OUR NAVY'S ABILITY TO EXECUTE THE WIDE RANGE OF 
MILITARY OPERATIONS THAT SUPPORT OUR NATION'S STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES.  
EXPERIENCE IS NOT ENOUGH TO SUCCEED IN THE JOINT HEADQUARTERS AND JOINT 
COMBATANT COMMANDER ENVIRONMENT AND OUR NAVY SEEKS TO DEVELOP FULLY 
QUALIFIED AND INHERENTLY JOINT LEADERS AMONG ITS CADRE OF SENIOR 
ENLISTED SAILORS IN THE SAME MANNER THAT IT DEVELOPS OFFICERS WHO ARE 
SKILLED JOINT WARFIGHTERS AND STRATEGICALLY-MINDED, CRITICAL THINKERS.
2.  EACH NWC JPME PROGRAM CONSISTS OF THREE DISTINCT COURSES:
STRATEGY AND POLICY (S&P), NATIONAL SECURITY DECISION MAKING (NSDM), 
AND JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS (JMO).  PROGRAM SPECIFICS, ELIGIBILITY 
AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES ARE LISTED BELOW:
    A.  RESIDENT PROGRAM AT THE NAVAL WAR COLLEGE:
        (1) PROGRAM SPECIFICS:
- RESIDENT SENIOR SERVICE COLLEGE CONVENES AT NWC IN NEWPORT, RI IN
  AUGUST AND NOVEMBER 2007 AND MARCH 2008.  THERE ARE TWO CMC QUOTAS
  FOR AUGUST AND ONE EACH FOR NOVEMBER 2007 AND MARCH 2008.  THIS
  FULL-TIME PCS, 10 TO 12-MONTH PROGRAM CONFERS A MASTER OF ARTS
  DEGREE IN NATIONAL SECURITY AND STRATEGIC STUDIES.
- PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS WILL SERVE AT LEAST ONE TOUR IN A WORLD-WIDE
  ASSIGNABLE BILLET UPON P
ROGRAM COMPLETION.  PARTICIPANTS INCUR AN
  ACTIVE DUTY OBLIGATION OF TWO YEARS, COMMENCING UPON COMPLETION OF
  (OR WITHDRAWAL FROM) THE COURSE OF INSTRUCTION.  THIS OBLIGATION
  IS DISCHARGED CONCURRENTLY WITH ANY OTHER SERVICE OBLIGATION THAT
  PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS MAY HAVE ALREADY INCURRED.  THIS AGREEMENT
  DOES NOT OBLIGATE THE NAVY TO RETAIN THE MEMBER ON ACTIVE DUTY.
        (2) ELIGIBILITY:
- POSSESS A BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR HIGHER FROM A REGIONALLY-ACCREDITED
  U.S. COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.  INDIVIDUALS SHOULD HAVE DEMONSTRATED
  ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN A CHALLENGING CURRICULUM.
- COMPLETED AT LEAST ONE CMC TOUR (OR 30 MONTHS OF FIRST CMC TOUR).
- HAVE COMPLETED NO MORE THAN 24 YEARS OF ACTIVE DUTY AS OF CLASS
  CONVENING DATE.
- BE A U.S. CITIZEN AND ELIGIBLE FOR A SECRET CLEARANCE.
- POSSESS BOTH THE ABILITY AND A STRONG DESIRE TO SERVE IN SENIOR
  ENLISTED LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AT MAJOR JOINT, MULTINATIONAL, AND
  NAVY COMMANDS (BOTH ASHORE AND AFLOAT).
       (3) APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
- INTERESTED CMCS MUST FORWARD REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION BY LETTER
  TO MCPON PER THE APPLICATION PROCEDURES LISTED BELOW.  THE
  MEMBER'S COMMANDER/COMMANDING OFFICER AND THE MEMBER'S FORCE/
  FLEET MASTER CHIEF MUST ENDORSE REQUESTS.  ALTHOUGH LETTERS ARE TO
  BE ADDRESSED TO MCPON, PACKAGES SHOULD BE MAILED TO:
    PRESIDENT, NAVAL WAR COLLEGE
    ATTN:  COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
    686 CUSHING ROAD
    NEWPORT, RI  02841-1207
- DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS 18 MAY 07 FOR AUG CLASS; 17 AUG 07 FOR
  NOV CLASS; AND 19 JAN 08 FOR MARCH 2008 CLASS.  APPLICANTS WILL BE
  INDIVIDUALLY NOTIFIED OF THE RESULTS.
- SUBMISSION PACKAGES MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
--COVER LETTER FROM MEMBER TO MCPON VIA CHAIN OF COMMAND ADDRESSING
  THE BELOW LISTED ELEMENTS (NOTE:  COVER LETTER WILL BE USED TO
  THE BELOW LISTED ELEMENTS (NOTE:  COVER LETTER WILL BE USED TO
  ASSESS WRITING SKILLS).
      (A) REASONS FOR DESIRING TO ATTEND THE NWC AND SERVE IN KEY
          JOINT SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER POSITIONS.
      (B) ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, INCLUDING ALL DEGREES HELD AND
          SCHOOLS ATTENDED.
      (C) HISTORY OF ASSIGNMENTS.
      (D) ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF WORLD-WIDE ASSIGNABILITY.
      (E) CURRENT PROJECTED ROTATION DATE AND END OF ACTIVE
          OBLIGATED SERVICE.
      (F) OTHER INFORMATION TO SUPPORT CONSIDERATION.
      (G) LETTER OF ENDORSEMENT FROM FLT/FORCM BASED ON
          FACE-TO-FACE INTERVIEW.
-- COPIES OF ALL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS.
-- COPIES OF LAST FIVE YEARS OF FITREPS.
-- COPIES OF LAST FIVE YEARS OF PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENTS.
-- FULL FRONT AND SIDE 5X7 COLOR PHOTOS IN SDB?S.
-- COMMAND ENDORSEMENTS THAT COMMENT ON MEMBER'S:
         (A) POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS IN JOINT, MULTINATIONAL AND NAVY
             SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER POSITIONS.
         (B) EDUCATIONAL HISTORY AND POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS IN A
         DEMANDING ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT.
         (C) PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS (ORAL AND WRITTEN).
         (D) OTHER INFORMATION TO SUPPORT CONSIDERATION.
    B.  FLEET SEMINAR PROGRAM.
        (1) PROGRAM SPECIFICS:
- THE SEMINAR PROGRAM REPLICATES THE INTERMEDIATE RESIDENT COURSE BY
  MEETING WEEKLY AT EVENING SEMINARS AT FOUR LOCATIONS (NORFOLK,
  JACKSONVILLE, SAN DIEGO, AND PEARL HARBOR).  COURSES BEGIN IN LATE
  AUGUST AND CONTINUE THROUGH MAY OF THE FOLLOWING YEAR.  PROGRAM
  LENGTH IS THREE YEARS.  GRADUATES EARN 21 SEMESTER HOURS OF
  GRADUATE CREDIT AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMPETE FOR ADMISSION TO THE
  NWC GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM.
        (2) ELIGIBILITY:
- POSSESS A BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR HIGHER FROM A REGIONALLY-ACCREDITED
  U.S. COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.  INDIVIDUALS SHOULD HAVE DEMONSTRATED
  ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN A CHALLENGING CURRICULUM.
- POSSESS BOTH THE ABILITY AND A STRONG DESIRE TO SERVE IN SENIOR
  ENLISTED LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AT MAJOR JOINT, MULTINATIONAL, AND
  NAVY COMMANDS (ASHORE AND AFLOAT).
        (3) APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
- INTERESTED CMCS MUST FORWARD REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION BY LETTER
  TO MCPON PER THE APPLICATION PROCEDURES LISTED BELOW. THE MEMBER'S
  COMMANDER/COMMANDING OFFICER AND THE MEMBER'S FORCE/FLEET MASTER
  CHIEF MUST ENDORSE REQUESTS.  ALTHOUGH LETTERS ARE TO BE ADDRESSED
  TO MCPON, PACKAGES SHOULD BE MAILED TO:
  
    PRESIDENT, NAVAL WAR COLLEGE
    ATTN:  COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
     686 CUSHING ROAD
    NEWPORT, RI  02841-1207
- DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS 18 MAY 07.  APPLICANTS WILL BE
  INDIVIDUALLY NOTIFIED OF THE RESULTS.
- SUBMISSION PACKAGES MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
--COVER LETTER FROM MEMBER TO MCPON VIA CHAIN OF COMMAND ADDRESSING
  THE BELOW LISTED ELEMENTS (NOTE:  COVER LETTER WILL BE USED TO
  ASSESS WRITING SKILLS).
         (A) REASONS FOR DESIRING TO ATTEND THE NWC AND SERVE IN KEY
             SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER POSITIONS.
         (B) ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, INCLUDING ALL DEGREES HELD AND
             SCHOOLS ATTENDED.
-- COMMAND ENDORSEMENTS THAT COMMENT ON MEMBER'S:
         (A) POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS IN JOINT, MULTINATIONAL AND NAVY
             SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER POSITIONS.
         (B) EDUCATIONAL HISTORY AND POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS IN A
             DEMANDING ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT.
         (C) PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS (ORAL AND WRITTEN).
         (D) OTHER INFORMATION TO SUPPORT CONSIDERATION.
    C.  WEB-ENABLED PROGRAM:
        (1) PROGRAM SPECIFICS:
- PARTICIPANTS ARE GROUPED IN INTERNET-CONNECTED "COHORTS" OF APPROX
  20 INDIVIDUALS AND ASSIGNED A NWC PROFESSOR.  COURSES BEGIN ON A
  QUARTERLY BASIS.  PROGRAM LENGTH IS 18-24 MONTHS.  GRADUATES EARN
  12 SEMESTER HOURS OF GRADUATE CREDIT. THIS PROGRAM IS NOT ELIGIBLE
  FOR A NWC DEGREE.
        (2) ELIGIBILITY:
- POSSESS A BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR HIGHER FROM A REGIONALLY-A CCREDITED
  U.S. COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.  INDIVIDUALS SHOULD HAVE DEMONSTRATED
  ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN A CHALLENGING CURRICULUM.
- POSSESS BOTH THE ABILITY AND A STRONG DESIRE TO SERVE IN SENIOR
  ENLISTED LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AT MAJOR JOINT, MULTINATIONAL, AND
  NAVY COMMANDS (ASHORE AND AFLOAT).
        (3) APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
- INTERESTED CMCS MUST FORWARD REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION BY LETTER
  TO MCPON PER THE APPLICATION PROCEDURES LISTED BELOW. THE MEMBER'S
  COMMANDER/COMMANDING OFFICER AND THE MEMBER'S FORCE/FLEET MASTER
  CHIEF MUST ENDORSE REQUESTS.  ALTHOUGH LETTERS ARE TO BE ADDRESSED
  TO MCPON, PACKAGES SHOULD BE MAILED TO:
    PRESIDENT, NAVAL WAR COLLEGE
    ATTN:  COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
    686 CUSHING ROAD
    NEWPORT, RI  02841-1207
- THERE IS NO DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION; PACKAGES FOR THIS WEB-ENABLED
  PROGRAM ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.  APPLICANTS WILL BE
  INDIVIDUALLY NOTIFIED OF THE RESULTS.
- SUBMISSION PACKAGES MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
-- COVER LETTER FROM MEMBER TO MCPON VIA CHAIN OF COMMAND ADDRESSING
  THE BELOW LISTED ELEMENTS. (NOTE:  COVER LETTER WILL BE USED TO
  ASSESS WRITING SKILLS.)
         (A) REASONS FOR DESIRING TO ATTEND THE NWC AND SERVE IN KEY
             SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER POSITIONS.
         (B) ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, INCLUDING ALL DEGREES HELD AND
             SCHOOLS ATTENDED.
-- COMMAND ENDORSEMENTS THAT COMMENT ON MEMBER'S:
         (A) POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS IN JOINT, MULTINATIONAL AND NAVY
             SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER POSITIONS.
         (B) EDUCATIONAL HISTORY AND POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS IN A
             DEMANDING ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT.
         (C) PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS (ORAL AND WRITTEN).
         (D) OTHER INFORMATION TO SUPPORT CONSIDERATION.
    D.  CD-ROM PROGRAM:
        (1) PROGRAM SPECIFICS:
- COURSES BEGIN AT THE DISCRETION OF THE PARTICIPANT AND GENERALLY
  TAKE 12 MONTHS TO COMPLETE.  PROGRAM IS RECOMMENDED FOR FOUR
  SEMESTER HOURS OF GRADUATE CREDIT BUT IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR A NWC
  DEGREE.
        (2) ELIGIBILITY:
- POSSESS A BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR HIGHER FROM A REGIONALLY-ACCREDITED
  U.S. COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.  INDIVIDUALS SHOULD HAVE DEMONSTRATED
  ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN A CHALLENGING CURRICULUM.
- POSSESS BOTH THE ABILITY AND A STRONG DESIRE TO SERVE IN SENIOR
  ENLISTED LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AT MAJOR JOINT, MULTINATIONAL, AND
  NAVY COMMANDS (ASHORE AND AFLOAT).
        (3) APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
- INTERESTED CMCS MUST FORWARD REQUESTS FOR CONSIDERATION BY LETTER
  TO MCPON PER THE APPLICATION PROCEDURES LISTED BELOW. THE MEMBER'S
  COMMANDER/COMMANDING OFFICER AND THE MEMBER'S FORCE/FLEET MASTER
  CHIEF MUST ENDORSE REQUESTS.  ALTHOUGH LETTERS ARE TO BE ADDRESSED
  TO MCPON, PACKAGES SHOULD BE MAILED TO:
    PRESIDENT, NAVAL WAR COLLEGE
    ATTN:  COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
    686 CUSHING ROAD
    NEWPORT, RI 02841-1207
- THERE IS NO DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION; PACKAGES FOR THE CD-ROM
  PROGRAM ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.  APPLICANTS WILL BE
  INDIVIDUALLY NOTIFIED OF THE RESULTS.
- SUBMISSION PACKAGES MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
-- COVER LETTER FROM MEMBER TO MCPON VIA CHAIN OF COMMAND ADDRESSING
   THE BELOW LISTED ELEMENTS (NOTE:  COVER LETTER WILL BE USED TO
   ASSESS WRITING SKILLS).
         (A) REASONS FOR DESIRING TO ATTEND THE NWC AND SERVE IN KEY
             SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER POSITIONS.
         (B) ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, INCLUDING ALL DEGREES HELD AND
             SCHOOLS ATTENDED.
-- COMMAND ENDORSEMENTS THAT COMMENT ON MEMBER'S:
         (A) POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS IN JOINT, MULTINATIONAL AND NAVY
             SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER POSITIONS.
         (B) EDUCATIONAL HISTORY AND POTENTIAL FOR SUCCESS IN A
             DEMANDING ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT.
         (C) PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS (ORAL AND WRITTEN).
         (D) OTHER INFORMATION TO SUPPORT CONSIDERATION.
3. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE NWC PRIMARY
   WEBSITE AT WWW.NWC.NAVY.MIL AS WELL AS NWC?S COLLEGE OF DISTANCE
   EDUCATIONS WEBSITE AT CDE.NWC.NAVY.MIL.
4.  POINT OF CONTACT:
- CMDCM(SW/AW) E. LAVIERI AT (401) 841-4702/DSN 948 OR EMAIL AT
  CMC@NWC.NAVY.MIL.
5. RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//
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