Location: 6500 MAPES ROAD, FT MEADE, MD
Class Schedule FY: 2019
17 Mar 2019
18 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
07 Jul 2019
08 Jul 2019
19 Jul 2019
The graduate will study and practice planning and execution of public affairs operations unique to a contingency environment, with an emphasis on operational planning and integration on a joint staff.
Prerequisites for Course DINFOS-JCPAC
There are no Prerequisites in the Verifiable Prerequisites section. See other sections.
The Student must satisfy any one of the following Prerequisite Course Solution Sets:
Students must have graduated from course:
DINFOS-JSEPAC (JOINT SENIOR ENLISTED PUBLIC AFFAIRS COURSE).
Or DINFOS-IPASC (INTERMEDIATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST COURSE).
Or DINFOS-PAQC (PA QUALIFICATION COURSE).
Or DINFOS-JSPAC (JOINT SENIOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS COURSE).
Or DINFOS-PAQC-ADL-R Phase: 2 (PA QUALIFICATION COURSE-ADL-R).
Previous education/training requirements for all services: The candidate must be a graduate of one of the following courses: DINFOS-JSPAC, DINFOS-JSEPAC, DINFOS-IPASC, DINFOS-PAOQC, DINFOS-PAQC, or DINFOS PAQCADL-NR/R and within the following grade range by service:
O-3 to O-5
E-6 and above (Must have completed required PME level)
GS-11 to GS-14, 1035, 0301 (strategic communications positions) and 1001 series with Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) and APAC approval.
U.S. Air Force:
O-2 to O-5
E-5 through E-9, enlisted personnel that have not graduated from courses listed above must submit a waiver request and be a graduate of either DINFOS-BCC, DINFOS-BPAS-W, DINFOS-BPASC, DINFOS-BPASC-ADL-NR/R, or DINFOS-BSP.
GS-11 to GS14
O-1 to O-5 and must have a minimum of one-year public affairs experience.
E-5 through E-9 (MC rating)
GS-11 to GS-14 and must be in the 1035 series and have a minimum of three years public affairs experience.
U.S. Marine Corps:
O-1 to O-4
E-5 through E-9
Not open to civilians
U.S. Coast Guard:
W-2 to O-5
E-7 through E-9
GS-11 to GS-14
International students attending this course must have an English Comprehension Level (ECL) of 85, obtain a 2+/2+ on the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI), and possess basic typing skills. Students requesting enrollment must be O-4's or senior O-3's and graduates of the DINFOS PAQC, DINFOS PAOQC or AFIS PAOC, with a minimum of one-year experience as a PAO. Students must have a solid understanding of English language usage, grammar and syntax.
Must be in a GS 1035 position at a grade of GS-11-15, with a minimum of five years’ experience as a public affairs officer.