The result is a rich and deep portrait of the fighting and command relationships
on a scale never before attempted or accomplished.
The initial step in forging such a commitment is to establish habitual command relationships
with each military police combat support company and BCT as well as military police combat support battalions and Regular Army divisions.
Examples of relationships negotiated In past Implementing Arrangements coordinated by USAREUR have Included: Finance Currency and Exchange, Claims Procedures, Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction, Medical Support, Financial Institutions, Land Use, Motor Vehicle Licensing and Registration, Exercise Planning, Security, Contracting, Local Civilian Labor, Command Relationships
, Movement, Environmental, Mortuary, Communications, Tax Relief, Aerial Operations, Real Property, and Custom Procedures.
Each of the case studies--the aforementioned maritime interdiction operations and those that followed during Operation Iraqi Freedom; Operation Sharp Guard off the coast of Yugoslavia during the Balkan Wars; Operation Stablise in East Timor; and maritime operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom--highlights the complications caused by politically driven variations in national rules of engagement and by a lack of clarity regarding command relationships
in ad hoc coalition operations.
Brigade staff officers recommend proper employment, location, and command relationships
for BEB enablers in consultation with the BEB staff, but commanders decide.
Command Arrangements-Examining organization, battlespace geometry, and command relationships
to simplify future challenge
Exotic command relationships
within the IJOA only serve to add an element of complexity to an otherwise straightforward CBRN decisionmaking process.
At times, decisions need to be made almost immediately despite chain of command relationships
between higher headquarters, the 311th, 516th, TNOSCs, and the operating and generating forces.
I fear that some people might misconstrue that statement as minimizing the importance of command relationships
or else justifying not taking the time required to think through command relationships
and get them correct.
Each requires a commander, a concept of operations, a task organization, specified command relationships
, and a qualified and seasoned joint staff.
An another important element was developing an intimate understanding of command relationships
and how tactical commanders and staffs manage resources and plan logistics support to meet their assigned missions.
There would be no change in the command relationships
for Army organizations as identified in current doctrine and organizational relationships.