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Senior Enlisted Professional Military Education (SEPME) Course

Senior Enlisted Professional Military Education (SEPME) is designed to equip Marines in the ranks of Master Sergeant and First Sergeant with critical thinking and adaptability skills necessary to function at the operational and strategic levels of war. Completion of the course equips senior enlisted Marines with demonstrated proficiency in the Marine Corps Planning Process (MCPP), communication and administration. At its highest level, SEPME enhances the senior leader’s ability to provide sound recommendations for mission success. SEPME is offered five times a year.  

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SEPME Course Contacts

Director, SgtMaj Eric Cayson (703) 432-4793

Operations Chief, GySgt Chris Canto (703) 432-5542


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