JCOCJoint Civilian Orientation Conference

Expand your knowledge of your U.S. armed forces and national defense through the JCOC program. 

What is JCOC?

The JCOC is DOD’s oldest and most prestigious public liaison program. Established in 1948, it is the only Secretary of Defense-sponsored outreach program that enables American business and community leaders to have a full immersive experience with their military.

What is the Benefit?

Americans learn more about their military and the men and women who serve.  Participants are fully immersed with the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.

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The Nomination Process

JCOC Nominations

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MJCOC Nominations

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Past Conferences

 

JCOC 89

April 22-25, 2018

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JCOC 88

June 10-16, 2018

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JCOC 87

August 6-12, 2017

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Acting Secretary of Defense

Patrick M. Shanahan

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Contact Us

The JCOC program is administered by the Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) Community Engagement.

Charles E. Summers Jr.

Principal Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs

Anne Kimberley Joiner

Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Strategic Engagement

Department of Defense

Ms. Laura C. Ochoa

JCOC Program Manager

osd.pentagon.pa.mbx.cpo-review@mail.mil

703-614-3246

1400 Defense Pentagon

Washington, D.C. 20301-1400

Army

Major Andrew Frazzano

Community Relations Officer

andrew.w.frazzano.mil@mail.mil

703-695-8011

Marines

Ms. Tracey Campbell

Public Affairs Officer

tracey.campbell2@usmc.mil

703-571-1905

Navy

Mr. Robert Newell

Director, Navy Outreach

robert.d.newell1@navy.mil

703-614-1879

Air Force

Mr. Todd Fleming

Director, Community Relations

todd.d.fleming.civ@mail.mil

703-695-9776

Coast Guard

Mr. Josh Buck

Director, Community Relations

joshua.m.buck@uscg.mil

202-372-4609