Stability and reconstruction operations come with a new bag of logistics support requirements, including weapons proficiency training, familiarization, and qualification for U.S., coalition, interagency, and host-nation security forces.
Using three systems makes it difficult to accurately plan for and manage ammunition for a rapidly evolving battlefield, especially once forces have transitioned from combat operations to stability and reconstruction operations.
This transaction is even more cumbersome when transitioning to stability and reconstruction operations because of the added requirements of commanders who must conduct regularly scheduled weapons proficiency training, familiarization, and qualification in accordance with Army regulations.
As the book makes apparent, stability and reconstruction operations are not rooted solely in military operations.
Though designed as a guide for civilians who plan for and respond to stability and reconstruction operations, the book does not include a historical overview of civilian leadership and resources during such operations, which would have proved helpful.