Army Organizational Life Cycle Model

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Identify and Explain the Purpose and Actions of any Four Phases of the Army Organizational Life Cycle Model The Army’s Organizational Life Cycle Model contains eight phases (U.S. Army War College, 2015-2016). This paper identifies and explains four of those phases, acquisition, training, distribution, and deployment. The process the U.S. Army utilizes to fill the units they design with personnel to fight and win the nation's wars, equipment to own the air and the night, money to put fuel into the vehicles and bullets in the weapons, and facilities to house the soldiers and their families in is the Acquisition process. The army cannot continue without new soldiers to fill its ranks or weapons and bullets to destroy the enemy, this phase is the building block for the Army Organizational Life Cycle Model and helps dictate training and the rest of the model forward. Noncommissioned Offices conduct training, but without the training carried out at the entry level schools for enlisted soldiers and officers certifying soldiers are trained in their programmed skills, the army of today would not function (U.S. Army War College, 2015-2016). This initial training is the training phase within the Army Organizational Life Cycle Model, and it feeds the distribution phase. The distribution phase allocates the trained and skilled soldiers from their training phase to their units where they are needed. This is similar to how Walmart® sends its customers the things they

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