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How many US Unified Combatant Commands are there?
How many geographic combatant commands (GCC) are there?
1. U.S. Pacific Command
2. U.S. Northern Command
3. U.S. Southern Command
4. U.S. European Command
5. U.S. Central Command
6. U.S. Africa Command
How many functional combatant commanders are there?
1. U.S. Strategic Command
2. U.S. Cyber Command
3. U.S. Transportation Command
4. U.S. Special Operations Command
These are classified as objectives
- Answers the "what" that is to be achieved
- Can be described as a noun, abstract noun, or a condition
- Referred to as "National Interests" or "goals and purpose" at the national level
- At the operational and theater level, these are referred to as military objectives and describes what the Armed Forces are expected to accomplish
These are classified as a sequence of actions to achieve objectives
- Answers "how" the objectives are to be accomplished
- Normally expressed as verbs
- Links "ends" to "means"
- Referred to as "strategic approach" or"strategic concepts" at the national level
- Referred to as "courses of action" at the operation and theater level
These are classified as resources required to carry out the sequence of actions
- Answers "with what" to accomplish the ends
- Described as nouns
"Will the strategy's attainment accomplish the effect desired" OR "Will the squeeze produce the juice I want"?
"Can the action be accomplished by the means available?" OR Can I squeeze this fruit with my hand?"
"Are the effects as well as the methods and resources used to achieve those efforts justified and acceptable to the body politic?" or "Is the juice worth the squeeze?"
Suitability, Feasibility, and Acceptability determine whether or not a strategy is valid.
T or F. If any of the elements listed above, then the strategy is invalid
This is the chance of failure or unacceptable consequences
This is the justice in going to war
Jus ad Bellum
Who decides "Jus ad Bellum"
Largely the business of National Command Authorities and Congress (Advised by military leaders at highest levels)
This describes just conduct in war
Jus in Bello
Who decides Jus in Bello?
Primarily the responsibility of military leadership
This is the civilian control of the military, and the framework by which the best military advice is given to Presidents and their civilian advisors
This systems perspective facilitates operational design and joint operation planning by providing the Joint Force Commander (JFC) and staff with a common frame of reference for collaboration with interorganizational and multinational partners to determine and coordinate actions that are beyond the JFC's command authority.
What does PMESII stand for?
What factors feeds PMESII?
- Military Capabilities
- Global Trends
- Regional Trends
What is the acronym to describe instruments of national power?
What does D-I-M-E stand for?
Reference: JP 1
This is the set of required conditions that defines achievement of the commanders objectives
This document established the basis for integrating political, military, and intelligence functions into the national security process, thereby giving the president a structure for a systematized assessment of policy and strategic options
The National Security Act of 1947
This created the DoD and Services Secretaries lost cabinet.
Created CJCS to preside over the JCS; JCS remained a corporate body
National Security Act Amendments of 1949
This ensured that the SecDef is given legal authority over all DoD elements; operational commanders reported to the SecDef vice services
The Chairman of the Joint Chief of CJCS became a voting member of JCS
Defense Reorganization Act of 1958
When did the CJCS become principle military advisor to the Presdient and SecDef?
Goldwater-Nichols DOD Reorganization Act of 1986
What occurred during the National Security Intelligence Act of 2004?
The Director of National Intelligence replaced the Director, CIA as a statutory advisor to the NSC
When did the Secretary of Energy become a statutory member of the NSC?
Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007
Who are the current statutory attendees of the National Secutiry Council?
2. Vice President
5. SEC Energy
Who are the Statutory Advisors of the National Security Council?
1. Director of National Intelligence
2. Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff
This person is more DIRECTIVE. This person has authority, direction, and control over DoD. He oversees the development of broad defense policy goals and priorities for the deployment, employment, and sustainment of US military forces based on the NSS. For planning, he provides guidance to ensure military action supports national objectives. He approves assignment and allocation of forces.
This person is more ADVISORY. This person provides independent assessments; serves as the principle military advisor to the Presdient and SEC DEF with providing unified strategic direction to the Armed Forces. He is responsible for global integration, providing advice to the President of the United States and SECDEF on ongoing military operations and advising on the threats. He provides additional strategic planning guidance and policy to the CCMDs and Services via CJCS directives, joint doctrine, force apportionment tables, and planning orders (PLANORDs). He also issues orders on behalf of the President or SECDEF.
Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff
What are the instruments of power?
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
C200 Strategic Context of Operational Art
C200 CGSOC 19-002
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