|Dr. Amie W. Lonas
Dean of Faculty & Academic Programs
Joint Forces Staff College
Congratulations on your selection to attend the Joint Forces Staff College (JFSC). As part of the National Defense University, JFSC has successfully provided quality professional military education to national security professionals since 1946. Producing well over one half of the U.S. military’s Joint Professional Military Education level II (JPME II) graduates each year, the College delivers a broad range of relevant curriculum to a diverse and experienced student population. Our students represent all of our Services and work alongside many of our interagency and multinational partners to master strategic thinking, operational warfighting and problem solving for today’s complex world and tomorrow’s emerging issues. Thanks to a dedicated faculty of scholar practitioners, all of our educational programs are rigorous, immersive and challenging. Through collaborative exercises and numerous other adult learning experiences, we focus on building trust, understanding and a sense of jointness among our graduates. We look forward to being a key element in your continuing professional development and your lifelong learning plan as you engage in one of our graduate level programs. We will do all that we can to ensure your experience at JFSC is well worth your investment.