Enhancing Army Joint Force Headquarters Capabilities
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The research in this document is aimed at helping the Army improve its ability to command and control joint, interagency, and multinational forces to accomplish diverse missions in a range of settings. The monograph describes steps that the Army might take to improve the ability of Army Service headquarters to command joint task forces. A particular emphasis was placed on suggesting ways to prepare Army headquarters, including Divisions, Corps, and Theater Armies, to perform as components of, or headquarters for, joint task forces. In addition, the monograph describes the capabilities that the Army will have to depend on others to provide to accomplish future missions — including the other Services, joint organizations, and government agencies. The research addresses specific concerns expressed by policymakers in the Department of Defense; these include the amount of time it takes to establish these headquarters, the ability to staff them appropriately, and the Army's ability to coordinate the efforts of their forces with those of other Services and agencies from diverse branches of the government and forces from different countries.
Table of Contents
Challenges in Past and Ongoing Joint Force Operations
Potential Capabilities of Future Joint Task Forces
Approaches to Structuring Army-Led Joint Task Forces
Tailoring Joint Task Forces to Ensure the Integration of Joint and Interagency Capabilities
Conclusions and Recommendations
U.S. Military Contingency Operations, 1970-2005
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