Accession Number:

ADA022361

Title:

An Emergency Reaction Force for the 1980's.

Descriptive Note:

Student essay,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-10-15

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE