Public Affairs Course for International Students (PACIS)
Location: US Defense Information School, Fort Meade, Maryland, USA
Next Courses: 10 March to 11 April 2014; 18 August to 25 September 2014
Course duration: 5 weeks
For more information go to www.dinfos.dma.mil (with more specific information here) or:
- call the DINFOS International Military Student Office at +1 (301) 677-2020 or 301-677-3954
- mail Charles.firstname.lastname@example.org
- contact ACT PAO: email@example.com
Seats available through the Defense Liaison Office of US Embassies.
NATO Public Affairs Career Progression
Basic PA Training
While basic PA training is a national responsibility, ACT recognizes that not all nations can currently provide this capacity adequately, particularly in English. As such, ACT has observed a number of basic-level PA courses which are recommended.Read more...
Since November 2010, two separate one-week PA courses are offered at the NATO School in Oberammergau, each course available three times a year. These courses, called NATO Public Affairs Policy Indoctrination Course and NATO Public Affairs in Operations Course replaced the former two-week NATO Public Affairs Course.Read more...
In addition to the NATO School PA courses, advanced PA training may be offered at the following national schools:
The command for Management, Information and Communication Training in the Swiss Armed Forces (MICA), United Kingdom’s Defence Media Operations Centre (DMOC), United States’ Defense Information School (DINFOS).Read more...
NATO PA Positions
NATO offers a host of opportunities for qualified Public Affairs Officers.
Military positions are filled by nations that have committed themselves through NATO's official manning conferences. Contact your unit, defence headquarters, or Ministry of Defence through your chain of command as appropriate.Read more...