Commandant Joseph Ward, Brig Gen, USAF. Joint Advanced Warfighting School. Joint and Combined Warfighting School. Joint Continuing and Distance Education School. Joint Command, Control, and Information Operations School. JIOPC. JC4ISOC. JCWS. HLSPC. JIMPS. AJPME. SEJPME. JAWS.
Joseph Ward, Brig Gen, USAF
Joint and Combined
Joint Continuing and Distance Education School
Joint Command, Control, and Information Operations School
To educate national security leaders
in joint, multinational, and interagency
operational-level planning and warfighting,
to instill a primary commitment to joint,
multinational, and interagency teamwork,
attitudes, and perspectives
National Defense University
National Defense University Information Resources Management College (iCollege) Marshall Hall
College of International Security Affairs
Industrial College of the Armed Forces
National War College
Through Class 12-01
40K + Graduates
Including 1,840 International Fellows
Since 2004, 200+ Graduates
42 students currently enrolled
Information Operations School
Two divisions offer specialized courses for officers, senior enlisted and civilians
hours to JFSC
Joint Transition CourseJTCis a preparatory course for interagency and international students attending JCWS or JAWS. JTC is conducted the week prior to the start of JCWS and JAWS.
Homeland Security Planners CourseHLSPC is a one-week course focusing on Homeland Security Strategy and Policy and Defense Support to Civil Authorities. Established in 2003, it is conducted 4 times a year in residence and 4 times a year as a mobile training team.
Joint Interagency and Multinational Planners CourseJIMPC is a one-week course focusing on interagency and multinational coordination necessary to effectively respond to complex contingencies and stabilization operations. Established in 2006, it is conducted 4 times a year in residence and is also conducted as a mobile training team throughout the year.
Two unique programs:
Senior Enlisted JPME
10-02 & OPMEP
Fulfills the educational requirement for JQO Level III
Graduates are able to lead joint planning efforts,
integrate the creativity of operational art with the analytical and logical process of operational design, and be proficient with Design and the Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP) as the application framework to develop theater strategies and operational plans in a complex global operating environment.