Joint Maritime Operations

The Joint Military Operations (JMO) Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) curriculum focuses on joint warfighting at the theater-strategic and operational levels of war. The JMO Intermediate Level Course (ILC) is an in-depth study of the upper tactical and lower operational levels of war throughout the full spectrum of military operations.

The Joint Military Operations (JMO) department at U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Newport, Rhode Island, hosts its Capstone educational event which is designed to expose students in the courses to maritime warfare problems and how to creatively approach them.
The Joint Military Operations (JMO) department at U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Newport, Rhode Island, hosts its Capstone educational event which is designed to expose students in the courses to maritime warfare problems and how to creatively approach them. For the “War Game at Sea” exercise, 277 students in the school’s College of Naval Command and Staff (CNCS) and Naval Staff College (NSC) were divided into 10 seminar groups with each group working to solve the same complex scenario to establish sea control in a region of the South China Sea. 170606-N-RX668-010 NEWPORT, R.I. (June 6, 2017)

Joint Maritime Operations Course

The Joint Maritime Operations Intermediate-level Course is designed to prepare mid-career U.S. and international military officers and civilians to:

Expand critical and creative thinking

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Develop students grounded in Operational Art and Naval Warfare Theory

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Apply the Joint/Navy Planning Process

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Understand how to employ maritime power

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The JMO course prepares future military and civilian leaders for high-level policy, command, and staff positions requiring joint planning expertise and joint warfighting skills. It emphasizes the theory and practice of operational art as it relates to maritime and joint forces. You will learn to apply operational art, the Joint Operation Planning Process (JOPP) and critical thinking skills in a seminar environment to creatively employ joint forces to achieve national, theater-strategic, and operational objectives.

JMO Course for Reserve Officers

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Joint Maritime Operations Curriculum

The College of Naval Command and Staff JMO course addresses operations of the joint task force commander, subordinate commanders, and supporting staffs.

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