Likewise, conflating the character of warfare with the nature of war prevents appreciating how capabilities function at the operational level of war
. Therefore, accounting for the operational level--instead of leaping between tactics and strategy-elucidates how a thinking enemy will respond and adjust.
This is essential, particularly at the operational level of war
and the component (domain-related) level where a COG will typically be a specific force.
From the FCC/C10F headquarters at Fort Meade and around the FCC/C10F world-wide domain, we are working not only to fully integrate cyber at the maritime operational level of war
, but also to continue highlighting the impact of cyber from system design and acquisition to maintenance.
The commander of the 953rd Reserve Support Squadron at Norfolk Naval Air Station, Va., Hughey leads an organization that provides Air Force capabilities at the operational level of war
* SAMS provides selected officers a comprehensive and rigorous 12-month curriculum on how to understand complex, adaptive problems at the operational level of war
so that possible solutions, campaigns, or strategies can be generated.
According to Joint Publication 3-0, Doctrine for Joint Operations, the operational level of war
is defined as:
"We are starting to train fleet commanders and staff at the operational level of war
FM 3-0, Operations, defines the Operational Level of War
, "as the level at which the campaigns and major operations are conducted and sustained to accomplish Strategic objectives within theaters or areas of operation".
To align LEDC with the expeditionary mindset of the transforming Army, ALMC is revamping LEDC to educate select logisticians who will become the Army's joint, multinational, and multifunctional logistics problem-solvers at the operational level of war
. The goal is to develop agile, innovative logisticians who know how to think by dissecting a logistics challenge and developing workable solutions, rather than what to think.
The operational level of war
represents an intermediate level within the strategic hierarchy that links the political-strategic level and the lower tactical levels of war.
To make EBO a reality, the USAF must confront the dichotomy it created between the way it trains at the tactical level of war and the way it sees itself campaigning at the operational level of war
. The tactical level focuses on events, missions, and platforms, while the operational level focuses on the application of capabilities toward affecting systems and achieving objectives.
The squadron integrates, trains, and enhances space capabilities in support of combat operations at the operational level of war
, specifically space-force enhancement and counterspace planning and execution.