Provision of Personnel and Administrative Support to the Forward Deployed Forces
ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE FORT LEAVENWORTH KS
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The purpose of this paper is to present an overall concept of how the present SIDPER Standard Installation Division Personnel Strength and Accounting System could be modified to operate in either a NATO Combat Environment Level 2- combat operations in excess of 90 days or in a Short Term Contingency Environment Level 3 - combat operations of less than 90 days. To develop a separate or new personnel accounting system for this purpose is not considered cost effective. Whatever system is used in combat must be similar and compatible with the system we are using during peacetime. Currently, this system is SIDPERS. During Level 3 operations, the rule of austerity must be considered paramount. The procedures outlined in this paper, however, can be used with most modifications made during the actual implementation of either contingency plan. Although it is not realistic to plan on using highly sophisticated data processing equipment, such as CS3 Combat Service Support System, during any phase of a Level 3 contingency operation, the US Army should investigate the use of mini-computers during actual combat operations.
- Administration and Management
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations