Commandant (CG-12C)
U.S. Coast Guard
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Stop 7907
Washington, D.C. 20593-7907

Keystone (100188)

About the Course

The Keystone Course will educate Command Senior Enlisted Leaders (CSELs) and provide them the opportunity to visit and receive briefings at the National Defense University, the DJS J7 Joint Coalition Warfighting Joint Operation Module (JOM) in Suffolk, VA, and several Combatant Commands and Joint Task Forces.


  • E-9 currently serving in or slated to serve in a general or flag officer level joint headquarters or Service headquarters that could be assigned as a joint task force.
  • Successfully completed the Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course I and II.

Application Requirements

Keystone is slated by the office of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard (MCPOCG) and will be coordinated based on a tiered priority between the program manager and incumbents. Members seeking attendance or additional information should contact the Deputy MCPOCG.

Convening Dates

FY24 dates coming soon

Program Manager

SCPO Joe Hoff, email

More Information

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