NPFC - DOD I 1215.21
Reserve Component (RC) Use of Electronic-based Distributed Learning Methods for Training
|Publication Date:||10 October 2014|
PURPOSE. This instruction:
a. Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for members of the Selected Reserve to use electronic-based distributed learning (DL) methods to conduct training away from scheduled unit training assemblies or apart from other collective training time in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02 (Reference (a)). DoD Instruction 1322.26 (Reference (b)) outlines the policy for DL.
b. Supports RC readiness by providing the Military Services greater flexibility within existing statutes and policies to leverage technology and available resources for training.
c. Cancels previous guidance issued by Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)) Memorandum (Reference (c)).
APPLICABILITY. This instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").