Joint Professional Military Education
Purpose: The purpose of the Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) Program is to introduce cadets to the other military services, foster within cadets an appreciation for the necessity of Joint Operations, and equip them with a basic knowledge of joint force structures, capabilities, and operations in accordance with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction (CJCSI) 1800.01, Officer Professional Military Education Policy, 1 March 1996.
JPME Concept: The purpose of the JPME Program at USMA is to integrate joint educational opportunities throughout the 47-month West Point experience. JPME concepts are embedded, when appropriate, in both the Academic and Military Programs. The JPME-related activities meet or exceed the requirements of CJCSI 1800.01A.