Doctrine 2015, ADP 1: The Army Flashcards

Terms Definitions
In what domains do U.S. forces dominate?
Space, air, maritime, land, and cyberspace domains
As a unique military profession, the army is built upon an ethos of trust. What are 4 other characteristics of our profession?
Military expertise, honorable service, esprit de corps, and stewardship
3. What are the 11 primary missions of the U.S. armed forces?
a. Counterterrorism
b. Deter aggression
c. Project power
d. Counter WMDs
e. Operate in cyberspace
f. Operate in space
g. Nuclear deterrent
h. Defend the homeland
i. Stabilization
j. Counterinsurgency
k. Humanitarian operations
4. What is the most important determinant of combat power?
5. What is the army's greatest strategic asset?
The army's greatest strategic asset is its all-volunteer force.
6. What forces make up the army?
The army has three components: one active and 2 reserve. The 2 reserve components are comprised of the Army Reserves and the Army National Guard. Army civilians support all 3 components.
7. What is the function of the operating force?
The operating force consists of units who are trained, organized, and equipped to deploy and fight.
8. What is the function of the generating force?
The generating force mans, trains, equips, deploys, and ensures the readiness of army forces.
9. What 5 sets of characteristics will enhance the army's operational adaptability?
a. Depth and versatility,
b. Adaptability and innovation
c. Flexibility and agility
d. Integration and synchronization
e. Lethality and discrimination
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