NPFC - DOD D 1322.10
POLICIES ON GRADUATE EDUCATION FOR MILITARY OFFICERS
|Publication Date:||26 August 2004|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE. This Directive reissues reference (a); implements reference (b); and updates policy, responsibilities, and procedures for graduate education for military officers.
The purposes for establishing this graduate education program are to do the following:
Raise the levels of individual military officer professionalism and technical competence so that those officers more effectively perform their required duties and responsibilities.
Provide developmental incentives for military officers with high ability, dedication, and the capacity for professional growth to remain in the Service.
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE. This Directive applies to:
The Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments; the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; the Combatant Commands; the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). The term "Military Services," as used herein, refers to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps.
All Military Services officer personnel holding or pursuing a graduate degree while on active duty (AD), except for officers receiving graduate education in the health, law, and theology disciplines who are covered in DoD Directive 6000.12, DoD Directive 1322.12, and DoD Directive 1304.19 (references (c) through (e)).