Similar to the relationship between companies and their fire supporters, 1/25th SBCT establishes a weekly battle rhythm between the supported companies, their battalion S-2s, and each COIST in order to build rapport, integrate into training, and gain the trust of their supported commander
The cognizant G CC is identified in the diagram as the "Supported Commander
." He or she is directly supported in the planning effort by supporting GCCs as well as subordinate service Component Commanders, who provide critical input to basic plan development.
* Building working groups early for detention operations to have clear lines of effort and to present the supported commander
with the most accurate information during battle update briefings.
(3) The rapid fusion of all available intelligence to meet the supported commander
's intent ties these disparate approaches together, suggesting an important paradigm shift: success in operational ISR requires not platforms, but a wide variety of inputs analyzed and disseminated for war-fighter consumption as rapidly as possible.
Sustainment commanders must understand the supported commander
's intent and concept of operations.
"The supported commander
will determine whether duty limitations would prevent the Airman from performing her duties, whether she can be transferred to other duties or, if necessary, a curtailment of the orders." (Air Force News Service)
Furthermore, it should not be in the purview of a theater Signal command to suspend the communications between a supported commander
and the supported commander
's subordinates on the battlefield without that commander's concurrence and so this requires conferring upon the maneuver commander a veto authority for all ASIs.
Simply put, EHs sought out for evidence-gathering alone would risk route clearance assets for only marginal gain in the supported commander
's freedom of movement and maneuver.
, International Security Assistance Force, culminating in more than 386 combat area flight hours.
Conversely, depending on the mission and operational requirements, the IWC may be a supported commander
for strike group assets and capabilities by other warfare commanders.
capacity to be supremely responsive to the supported commander