Mission Planning

National Guard Zombie Training: 13 Cool Things You Should Know

Does the United States Army know something that we as citizens have not been made aware of? Is it just an elaborate joke or prank? Is the Army National Guard actually training for a possible zombie apocalypse? The answers in order are no (but probably yes), no and yes. In today’s post, we are going …

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TC-AIMS II: The Army’s Automated Deployment & Movement System

In today’s post, we are going to discover some of the main points that you should know about TC-AIMS II (Transportation Coordinators’ – Automated Information for Movement Systems II). This is the automated system used to manage the complete movement and deployments of Army units, along with other branches of the United States military. TC-AIMS: …

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National Guard Disaster Response Mission: What You Should Know

The National Guard has a critical role in assisting local authorities with disaster response efforts.  This could include natural events such as tornadoes, floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, snow storms, or any other local emergency.  The National Guard is not normally used as the primary response.  Instead, their role is to step up and assist the local …

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Military Decision Making Process: What to Know About MDMP

If you’ve ever worked on a Battalion level staff (or higher echelon) there’s a good chance you participated in the Military Decision Making Process. And if you haven’t served at the Battalion level or higher, you should educate yourself on the topic so you can be prepared. In the paragraphs below, I will give you …

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Army Troop Leading Procedures

In the Army, small unit leaders (officers and NCOs) utilize the Troop Leading Procedures to conduct mission analysis and plan for upcoming missions. The Troop Leading Procedures are a systematic approach to plan, resource, and execute any mission. In essence, the Troop Leading Procedures consist of eight simple steps military leaders should follow when planning missions. …

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