Staff and Faculty Development Division (SFDD)

Joseph E. Vargo


Provide for the administration of training and development programs for all USASMA personnel. SFDD is committed to providing training, education, and professional development of USASMA’s staff and faculty and supports improving the skills and abilities of all USASMA personnel to better perform their current and future duties.


Conducts; COMPETENCY, SUSTAINMENT, & ENHANCMENT training, education, & professional development programs that give USASMA staff & faculty the ability to provide students with the necessary knowledge & skills to lead in JIIM (Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, Multinational) Unified Land Operations. These functions are immersed in every course that we facilitate. In addition we coordinate other specialized training workshops   as needed and provide oversight of the Instructor Certification Process & Instructor Recognition Program at USASMA.

UPDATED SFDD Schedule for FY 17 as of 17 June 2016 draft



Chief (915) 744-8431
Sr. Instructor (915) 744-8535
IDRP Manager (915)744-2934

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