Peace & Stability Journal Peace & Stability Journal, Volume 6, Issue 4 - Page 26

Female Engagement Team (FET) Subject Matter Expert (SME) Assists PKSOI Lessons Learned Division with FET Blueprint In April 2016, the Lessons Learned Division at PKSOI hosted Female Engagement Team (FET) Subject Matter Expert (SME) LTC Kristine Petermann to contribute to building a FET “Blueprint.” After serving in Afghanistan in 2011 as the Program Manager (PM) for the FET program in Regional Command-East (RC-E), LTC Petermann continued her involvement in gender issues as the Gender Advisor for the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) (USACAPOC(A)). She will soon begin her next posting working at PKSOI on the Department of Defense’s Implementation Guide on Women, Peace & Security (WPS), as PKSOI is being designated as the lead for WPS proponency. LTC Petermann is pictured above with PKSOI’s Lessons Learned Analyst Katrina Gehman, evaluating effectiveness of the FET program and discussing ideas for expanding awareness of gender dynamics throughout the chain of command. The FET Blueprint is one of several tasked as part of the JROC Memorandum (JROCM) 172-13 Task 12 concerning Change Recommendations for Stability Operations Joint DOTmLPF-P (Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership, Personnel, Facilities – Policy). The creation of blueprints under JROCM Task 12 is meant to “enable regeneration and expansibility […] for organizations and 24 functions developed in response to Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF).” Each blueprint for programs as diverse as Agribusiness Development Teams (ADT), Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs), and FETs, provides a capability overview, organizational construct, lessons learned, training, implementation, and recommendations for future e