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Joint Medical Operations Course - Basic and Advanced

Format: Resident, Exportable

Courses Offered


This five-day classroom-only course focuses on joint and combined operational and medical planning from point of injury/illness to the appropriate capability of care during military operations. JMOC familiarizes students in policy guidance and information relevant to Joint Staff publications.


This five-day classroom-only course training consists of planning activities associated with joint military operations by combatant commanders and their subordinate joint force commanders in response to contingencies and crises. In addition, in-depth discussion on the comprehensive system that provides uniform policy and procedures for reporting the ability of the armed forces to fight and to meet the demands of the National Military Strategy.

Recommended Readings

Recommend the following Joint Publications

Course Prerequisites

Applying for a Course

Please note: Students who submit a service nomination request form and are not selected must re-submit a nomination form. The nomination forms DO NOT carry over to subsequent courses. The purpose of resubmitting a nomination form is to ensure that students are available for the course dates and the enrollment data matches course selection dates for audit purposes.

Funding: There are currently no registration fees for this course. Funding will be obtained through your unit unless informed otherwise.

  • Air Force: Personnel CANNOT SELF-NOMINATE; nominations must come through their respective COCOM/MAJCOM/NAF, and the list of nominees, including ANG and AFRC, will be sent directly to the HAF/SGXT OrgBox. Nominations sent directly to DMRTI will be disregarded without acknowledgment.
  • All other service components: Submit a service nomination request through the DMRTI JKO Community Page:
  1. Log onto Joint Knowledge Online.
  2. Enter the DMRTI Community page.
  3. Complete the form and submit.
  4. You will be notified approximately 45 days from the course start day only if you were selected or placed on an alternate list.
  5. If you were not selected, you will need to complete another service nomination request for a later course.
  6. Service nomination requests will close 60 days prior to the course start date and the link will be disabled.
    • You will need to notify you service rep or email DMRTI if you are requesting a service nomination selection after the closing date.

Upcoming Courses

Course Name Course Dates Nomination Due Location
JMOC-Basic June 10-14 April 9 Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, TX
JMOC-Advanced June 24-28 April 23 Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, TX
JMOC-Basic July 22-26 May 21 Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, VA
JMOC-Basic Nov. 4-8 Sept. 3  Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, TX
JMOC-Advanced Jan. 27-31, 2025 Nov. 26  Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, VA 
JMOC-Basic March 17-21, 2025 Jan. 16, 2025 Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, VA
JMOC-Basic May 5-9, 2025 March 4, 2025 Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, TX
JMOC-Advanced June 23-27, 2025 April 22, 2025 Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, VA
JMOC-Basic July 21-25, 2025  May 20, 2025  Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church, VA 

All course dates may be rescheduled if the minimum student quota requirement has not been met. In the rare event of course cancellation or date change, DMRTI will notify all students as soon as changes are confirmed. Confirmed registered students will have priority in the next course.

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Last Updated: July 09, 2024
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