The CINCs' Strategies: the Combatant Command Process

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Page 62 - To this end, the study is sponsored jointly by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict (OASD/SO/LIC) and the Office of the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (DOS/R).
Page 18 - Carl Von Clausewitz, On War, Michael Howard and Peter Paret, eds. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976), pp. 88-89. 42. Douglas Pike, "Vietnam War," Marxism, Communism, and Western Society, A Comparative Encyclopedia (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press), p.
Page 10 - Combatant command (command authority) cannot be delegated and is the authority of a combatant commander to perform those functions of command over assigned forces involving organizing and employing commands and forces, assigning tasks, designating objectives, and giving authoritative direction over all aspects of military operations, joint training, and logistics necessary to accomplish the missions assigned to the command. Combatant command (command authority) should be exercised through the commanders...
Page 19 - To sum up: we clearly see that the activities characteristic of war may be split into two main categories: those that are merely preparations for war, and war proper. The same distinction must be made in theory as well. The knowledge and skills involved in the preparations will be concerned with the creation, training and maintenance of the fighting forces.
Page ix - Colonel, he served as a tenured faculty instructor at the US Army War College where he held the Maxwell D. Taylor Chair of the Profession of Arms. His military duties included infantry and general staff assignments in the United States, Korea, Vietnam, and Germany.
Page 61 - H. Allen Holmes, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict...
Page 10 - ... (A) giving authoritative direction to subordinate commands and forces necessary to carry out missions assigned to the command, including authoritative direction over all aspects of military operations, joint training, and logistics; (B) prescribing the chain of command to the commands and forces within the command; (C) organizing...
Page 4 - Our nation can only address this era's dangers and opportunities if we remain actively engaged in global affairs. We are the world's greatest power, and we have global interests ńs well ńs responsibilities.
Page 17 - US Department of Defense, Report on the Bottom-Up Review, Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, October 1993, pp. 27-31. 6.1 bid, p. 19. 7. For example, seeGraham H. Turbiville, "OperationsOther Than War: Organized Crime Dimension,
Page 82 - C3i; the Joint Requirements Oversight Council, supported by requirements analyses provided by a Joint C4ISR Decision Support Center; the Joint Strategic Planning System; the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System; and the acquisition system. DOD also indicated that it will rely on program reviews conducted within the planning, budgeting, and acquisition oversight processes to achieve compliance with the C4ISR Architecture.

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