MSIV Quiz 1 Review - Staff Organization Roles and Responsibilities Coordination action necessary to ensure adequately integrated relationships

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Staff Organization, Roles, and Responsibilities Coordination - action necessary to ensure adequately integrated relationships between separate organizations located in the same area Coordinating Staff - commanders principal staff assistants directly accountable to the chief of staff or executive officer Special Staff - officers who help commanders and other staff members with their functional responsibilities Personal Staff - staff members who work under the commander’s immediate control and supervision Staff Officers- demonstrates: Competence, initiative, creativity, flexibility, confidence, loyalty, team player, effectiveness at management, effectiveness at personal communication Higher Staff must always afford subordinate staff or commanders two-thirds of the overall suspense time to respond to taskings or requests for information Staff Positions: XO- battalion commander’s principle assistant for directing, coordinating, supervising, and training the staff, except in areas the commander reserves. Delegation of executive management authority S-1 (Personnel)- staff officer for all matters concerning human resource management at the battalion level S-2 (Intelligence)- staff officer for all matters concerning enemy/threat, environment as it affects enemy/threat, intelligence, and counterintelligence S-3 (Operations)- principle staff officer for all matters concerning training, operations and plans and force development and modernization S-4 (Logistics)- staff officer for logistics and services and is responsible for supply, maintenance, transportation, facilities or installation ser- vices S-5 (Civil-management Operations)- staff officer for all matters concerning civil-military operations S-6 (Signal Officer)- staff officer for all matters concerning command, control, communications and computer operations Training the Force Army exists to deter war, or if deterrence fails, to reestablish peace through victory in combat wherever US interests are challenged Battle Focused Training - training to requirements derived from assigned and anticipated missions Military Operations other than War (MOOTW) - ops that involve the use of military capabilities across the range of military ops short of war; can occur
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course MILS 401 taught by Professor Reeve during the Spring '10 term at University of San Francisco.

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MSIV Quiz 1 Review - Staff Organization Roles and Responsibilities Coordination action necessary to ensure adequately integrated relationships

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