Validation Guidance for Military and Civilian Positions
That Require Senior Service College Education


"A military member, LTC and above, or DA Civilian, GS-14 and above, who occupies a leadership position1 (both command and staff) that requires a thorough knowledge of strategy and the art and science of developing and using instruments of national power (diplomatic, economic, military, and informational) during peace and war. This knowledge is necessary in order to perform Army, Joint, or Defense Agency operations at the strategic level (MACOM, Army Component Command, Field Operating Agency, Joint Task Force or higher)." 2



Note 1: Exceptions to leadership position include:


Note 2: All General Officer and SES positions require Senior Service College education.



Approved by the G-3 February 2002