An Emergency Reaction Force for the 1980's.
ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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This essay investigates the need for an emergency reaction force during the coming decade. Background information was obtained through a literature search augmented by interviews and exchange of correspondence with senior officers. Historical experience coupled with current and foreseeable international and domestic situations, indicate a need for a designated emergency reaction force. The force should operate under a joint headquarters such as US Readiness Command. To be effective in an era of detente, international interdependence, and domestic crisis it should be highly mobile and extremely proficient. Author
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics