Further, many of the personnel serving in the various PR command and control centers had graduated from the JPRA training courses.
Most personnel who served as PR representatives on the various combatant staffs or in the renamed JPRC or subordinate headquarters were trained by the JPRA and fully conversant with the steadily updated policies and doctrine of PR.
Constantly learning from the ongoing operations, the JPRA and Defense POW / Missing Personnel Office steadily worked with all portions of the PR community to improve the disparate aspects of the effort.
This process recently received further reinforcement when the JPRA was reassigned from the inactivating Joint Forces Command and designated a Chairman's Controlled Activity under the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff with the Joint Staff J7 as its lead directorate.
History, Headquarters Joint Services SERE Agency, 15 November 1991-31 December 1992, 1, SD-1, SD-2; Point Paper: Need for Joint Capable Force, Library, Headquarters JPRA, Fort Belvoir, VA; and "About Us," DPMO, http://www.
For the final JPRA / Personnel Recovery Education and Training Center (PRETC) training totals (1999-2012), see PRETC Support Division, Fredericksburg, VA, 23 November 2011.
For JPRA, it was to make the interior spaces open and airy, create a continuity of design for all public areas, and improve sight lines, circulation patterns and wayfinding for visitors.
Materials and finishes were closely coordinated by JPRA with the lighting design to provide a soft reflective quality and an energy-conservation element.