Ms. Sarah Chayes, author of The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban, was interveiwed by the American Forces Network in Okinawa, Japan. Through MCUF funding, Ms. Chayes spoke to the 3rd Marine Division on her experiences in Afghanistan. There is an article about this PME event in the Fall 2008 Foundation News. The article may befound here.
In 1996, the Marine Corps University Foundation formally expanded funding beyond the University at Quantico and began supporting the Operating Forces and Supporting Establishment with the Command Support Program. This program provides funding of $85,000 annually to over 84,000 Marines worldwide. The PME Program provides funding for battlefield studies, staff rides, visiting scholars and other professional military events.
To request funding for a PME event, please click on the link to the PME Program Requirements or contact our Director of Program Support, Kimberly A. Niero, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 703.640.6054 for more information.
Each unit is allowed one Professional Military Education request per calendar year.