SPP-101 Introduction to the State Partnership Program

This course is designed for National Guard security cooperation practitioners within the State Partnership Program (SPP) under U.S.C. Title 10, § 341. It provides an overview of the Department of Defense’s State Partnership Program including a brief history of the program, how partnerships are developed and approved, what activities the SPP can conduct, and how to plan for those activities. The learner will gain a foundational understanding of the National Guard Bureau as it related to managing and administering the SPP, recognize the some of the key interrelated aspects of the SPP with other security cooperation authorities and programs.