Joint Center for Lessons Learned Quarterly Bulletin. Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2004
UNITED STATES JOINT FORCES COMMAND NORFOLK VA
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In this issue of the Bulletin we present four articles on various topics. The first article, Joint Special Operations Task Force JSOTF Planning Factors, by LTC Wade Owens, US Army, identifies and highlights key planning factors for consideration by the JSOTF staff. He then makes recommendations on how to best implement these planning elements to increase effectiveness within the staff planning process. Joint Special Operations and the National Guard - Transforming the Future, discusses the role of the National Guard Special Operations Detachment as a force multiplier in joint operations. LTC Pat Stevens, Army National Guard, discusses the impact that the National Guard has in the transformation to a fully integrated multiservice, multiagency force. LTC Brad Bloom, US Army, presents our third article dealing with Information Management Minimizing the Digital Fog of War. LTC Bloom discusses issues involved in both the physical and virtual aspects of information management. The final article, The Need for a Uniform Collaboration Tool Standard, describes various collaboration tools currently being used, and makes recommendations for standardization and interoperability. Major Robert Nash, US Marine Corps, and SGM Ken Teske, US Army, discuss the tools and their limitations to achieving interoperability among the Services and Department of Defense agencies.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics