The JOCCP offers a 36 month opportunity to develop broad technical and operational expertise through a combination of academic and work center experience. JOCCP requires completion of 1500 hours of academic requirements and four six-month work center assignments.
Some senior officers believe the program may be detrimental to selection for promotion and command assignments due to idiosyncracies in the system and the obscurity of the JOCCP program.
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An Assessment of JOCCP in Relation to the USMC Signals Intelligence Community
Captain Paul A. Funk, USMC