Accession Number:

ADA415335

Title:

Objective Force Leadership

Descriptive Note:

Strategy research project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-04-05

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

This paper examines the intended nature of the United States Armys Objective Force and offers specific ideas for leadership development. Acknowledging many written documents and work done by both the United States Armys Training and Doctrine Command TRADOC and private persons on the subject of the Objective Force, I hope to contribute to this expansive and deepening dialogue. Effective leadership is essential for any combat force on campaign. It will be particularly important for the Objective Force. Given expected technological developments and the procurement plan, this force will field capabilities of unprecedented mobility, target acquisition, lethality and means of communication in the not too distant future. These capabilities will allow for fast-paced, decentralized yet coordinated campaigns that can strike decisively at an enemys vitals. The successful battlefield exploitation of these technological advances will be an entirely human effort. That human effort will require inspired leadership.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE