OFFICER PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION POLICY
|Publication Date:||15 May 2020|
This Instruction provides policy guidance for the Professional Military Education (PME) of officers in the Armed Forces of the United States, with particular emphasis on Joint PME (JPME). It assigns responsibilities, establishes Joint Learning Areas (JLAs), and provides instructions regarding oversight and execution of Officer JPME. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) authority for this instruction is found in Federal law (reference a), wherein CJCS is responsible for "…formulating policies for coordinating the military education of members of the armed forces."