Provide high quality and high impact functional training and education on joint deployment, global force management, and situational awareness systems to Combatant Commands, Services, and Agencies in order to enhance the operational effectiveness and readiness of the current and future joint force.
JDTC Training and Education Support
JDTC provides joint personnel with knowledge and functional competencies on the joint systems and processes involved in basic joint command and control, joint operations intelligence, joint planning, and global force management.

Current joint processes and communications systems covered in JDTC instruction include:

Process: Joint Deployment
System: Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES)

Process: Global Force Management
System: Joint Capabilities Requirements Manager (JCRM)

Process: Situational Awareness
System: GCCS-J Common Operational Picture (GCCS-J COP)
System: GCCS-J Integrated Imagery & Intelligence (GCCS-J I3)

JDTC curriculum is current and relevant to current real-world operations. Resident training at JDTC's Fort Eustis campus is a hands-on classroom environment, where student receive direct tutelage from veteran subject matter experts.

JDTC Virtual Campus allows students to participate in instruction from virtually any SIPRnet access point. JDTC has a dedicated online Learning Management System for both Self-Paced and blended remote study.

JDTC can also train joint personnel at any of the dozens of GCCS training sites located around the globe. JDTC Mobile Training Teams (MTTs) provide students with the same level of certified joint training as with resident instruction. Both Resident and MTT instruction can¹ be tailored* to meet the requirements of the requesting unit/organization.

In the event of a contingency or humanitarian emergency, JDTC’s short-notice support capabilities can¹ provide Combatant Commands (CCMDs) with veteran subject matter experts to aid in initial Joint Task Force (JTF) stand-up (e.g. Augment JTF-Joint Operations Cell-JOPES billet).

Can¹ - Subject to JS/J-7/DD JED/JDTC government approval
Tailored* - Joint Qualified Officer points may not be awarded for modified JDTC training

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