21-25 March 2022
Description: This course provides a foundational review of fiscal laws and principles to meet the needs of a general military attorney serving in a Brigade or higher echelon military unit, installation, or agency. The course covers the statutory, regulatory, and policy authorities governing the commitment, obligation, and expenditure of appropriated funds in garrison and when deployed. The course addresses current fiscal issues confronting the Department of Defense.
Prerequisites: Department of Defense civilian and military attorneys actively engaged in administrative law, operational law, or government contract and fiscal law. Non-Department of Defense Federal Government Attorneys may enroll in this course by exception. Any applicant who has attended this course within the previous four years, or applicants who have completed the Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course or the Judge Advocate Officer Graduate Course within the last two years will be rejected or disenrolled.
Location: Due to current COVID-19 conditions, this course will be held in-person for up to 100 uniformed service members and fully online over ZoomGov for other attendees. Uniformed service members will be capped at 100 attendees and they will be apportioned evenly across commands and services to the greatest extent possible. All attendees, both in-person and virtual, will be required to provide their own computer or digital device (e.g. laptop, tablet, etc.) capable of accessing JAG University and Zoom. Attendees need access to, and familiarity with, the Zoom Client for Meetings application (https://zoomgov.com/download). In-person attendees need Zoom access as a back-up in case portions of the course need to move online. Please ensure you are able to meet these technology requirements before registering for this course.
1) All Department of Defense personnel shall apply for this course through the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS). Your training coordinator for your command or agency can determine if a seat is available through ATRRS. If your organization does not have available seats, students must enroll on the ATRRS waitlist. Applicants who do not meet course requirements may be removed from the ATRRS waitlist by the course manager to ensure qualified applicants are afforded an opportunity to attend the course. Once enrolled, students will be notified via ATRRS.
2) Non-Department of Defense personnel may complete the course application below to be approved for enrollment by exception. On the form, please indicate that you are a Non-DoD applicant. Please ensure the following two steps are complete no later than COB on Friday, 18 February 2022:
- Complete the online form below and indicate that you are a Non-DoD applicant
- All fields are required on the application and incomplete applications will not be considered. If not applicable, complete with N/A.
All in-person attendees must be in compliance with DoD policy, that is either fully vaccinated (have received the SECOND shot of Moderna or Pfizer vaccines or the single shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine) or have an APPROVED exemption NLT 7 March 2021 to attend the course in person. In person attendees will be required to attest that they are fully vaccinated or provide proof of their exemption prior to the course. Instructions and the deadline for providing attestation / exemption information will be published separately. Persons who do not attest by the deadline will be disenrolled from the course. Additionally, all in-person attendees will adhere to all TJAGLCS policies current at the time of course (e.g. masking/hygiene/social distance policy).
All waitlist and non-DoD applications are due by COB on Friday, 18 February 2022. Applicants will be notified of their enrollment status (admitted or waitlisted) NLT Friday, 4 March 2022. All application fields are required. If not applicable, complete with N/A. Except for ATRRS waitlist applicants, Department of Defense personnel applications submitted using the below form will not be considered.
Please direct questions to the course manager: MAJ Shawn Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.