While the CCJO
states mission command must be integral to training at the tactical level, the concepts of shared understanding and executing commander's intent will only be amplified and severely affected if the tactical warfighters become cut off from operational commanders due to the unplanned and unmitigated loss of space capabilities.
The federated nature of the enterprise is enabled by integrated information systems and the expanding use of DCGS-A in the theater is working to satisfy a task set out in the CCJO
to "create the information environment that will facilitate partner integration." (3)
JOAC is a component under the CCJO
that broadly describes how U.S.
As an instrument of national power, DoD requires a flexible, adaptable and responsive logistics system but must balance effectiveness with efficiency, especially in light of the conditions emphasized in the current CCJO
. Before the early 1990s, DoD utilized a "just-in-case" logistics system, largely characterized by older inventory tracking systems.
Mattis: The JOE and the CCJO
are focused on the operational level of war--how we mix Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and civilians.
describes joint operations as integrating four key areas of military activity--combat, security, engagement, and relief and reconstruction.
and the subsequent Vision for Joint Officer Development (JOD) from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) fully articulate the chairman's vision and proposed strategy to achieve the espoused goals.
As a starting point for development, exercise planners could aim to test some of the ideas put forward in the Globally Integrated Operations CCJO
. This concept advocates eight key elements among which mission command, global agility, and flexibility in establishing joint forces could be tested in a TCE.
Additionally, the CCJO
describes an approach for tomorrow's joint force; it presents the concept of "globally integrated operations" as the framework for shaping the force of the future.
For example, the executive branch should adequately consider and then address the use of security contractors (as well as other contractors, more generally) in the NSS, NDS, NMS, QDR, and CCJO
. Current strategy documents largely gloss over their use.
Davenport, director of the Joint Concept Development and Experimentation Directorate (J9) for USJFCOM, spoke to the media in a series of conversations about the Capstone Concept for Joint Operations (CCJO
), a new warfighting concept prepared under direction of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and developed to describe the chairman's vision for how-joint forces circa 2016-2028 will operate in response to a wide variety of security challenges forecasted in the Joint Operating Environment.
Dempsey, Capstone Concept for Joint Operations (CCJO
): Joint Force 2020 (Washington, DC: The Joint Staff, 2012), 4.