Policy Documents of Interest

Galdorisi, George
December 2005
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2005, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p85
Conference Proceeding
This article presents information about two guidance documents that provide a clear view of the priorities set for the U.S. military and the U.S. Navy. The documents have been released by Peter Pace, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Michael Mullen, the Chief of Naval Operations. "The 16th Chairman's Guidance to the Joint Staff: Shaping the Future" is a short, 11-page document. In clear and concise terms, Pace, sets forth his strategic objectives and defines the threat presented by terrorism. The other document is "The Chief of Naval Operations CNO Guidance for 2006: Meeting the Challenge of a New Era." The global war on terrorism is a consistent theme throughout this document.


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