JMAR Protocol Training and Consulting provides training for Military and Government Protocol and Event Management Specialists.  We offer our students a three Phase program:  Phase One provides the student with the basic elements of protocol and how to utilize them during protocol events; Phase Two and Phase Three provide an advanced protocol training helping expand the student’s knowledge base.    Since 1990, JMAR has trained over 10,000 individuals from all services and many Federal agencies.  

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Your CG is hosting a dinner in honor of a visiting 2 star from Portugal. It has been determined that Offical Representation Funds, (ORF), can be used to fund this dinner. Your guest list includes, the 2 star and 4 additional persons from Portugal, considered non-DoD and 17 people that are considered DoD. Taking the ORF ratios into consideration, is your guest list within regulation?

A. Yes, the attendees are within the 20/80 ratio.
B. No, there are not enough Non-DoD on the guest list.
C. No, the 50/50 ratio is not met.

D. I don't know, what is the ratio.  

E. It is illegal to use Government Money.

a. Yes, the attendees are within the 20/80 ratio..
b. No, there are not enough Non-DoD on the guest list.
c. No, the 50/50 ratio is not met.
d. I don't know, what is the ratio.   
. It is illegal to use Government Money.

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Regular Training cannot continue until DoD lifts the Travel Ban

JMAR has to increase prices for 2021
Phase I, II & III will increase to $1175 per Student

Command Requested Training will increase to $12,750. All current quotes to Commands will remain valid until 12/31/2021

At this time JMAR is only conducting Command Requested Training. 5 seats will be available to Non-Command Personel. If interested contact Bob.  

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