1. The 2013 Army Strategic Planning Guidance (Aspg) Describes

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1. The 2013 Army Strategic Planning Guidance (ASPG) describes an Army that is “globally responsive and regionally engaged — one building toward a regionally aligned, mission tailored force that can Prevent, Shape and Win now and in the future.” To guide this approach, the Army lists four imperatives that form the basis of the Army Campaign Plan: • provide modernized and ready, tailored land force capabilities to meet combatant commanders’ requirements across the range of military operations; • develop leaders to meet the challenges of the 21st century; • adapt the Army to more effectively provide land power; and • enhance the all-volunteer Army. Which imperative is the most important and why? Give an example of something that the Army…show more content…
2. In the JCIDS process, what is the role of concepts in developing capabilities? As part of your answer, provide an example of how a concept drove an actual capability in one of the DOTMLPF domains. The role of concepts is to link vision and guidance to provide organizational capability solutions. An additional role of concepts is to establish an intellectual foundation and help leaders identify opportunities to improve future force capabilities through Army modernization. The Army’s Functional Concept for Movement and Maneuver (AFC-MM) is an example of driving a concept across multiple DOTMLPF domains. Whereas the AFC-MM employs cross-domain maneuver ensuring integration of capabilities in all domains to achieve synergistic effect multiplying relative combat power to enable maneuver forces overthrow enemy forces . TRADOC’s Capability Development branch, the Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC) is responsible to develop concepts and capabilities across DOTMLPF. There are two types of concepts that are used in the development of capabilities operating and functional. Joint Concepts shape organizations by guiding future force development that generate the capabilities required to execute doctrine. There are two phases to this concepts-based approach. First, the team must formulate a list of ideas based on how a force
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