Planning for a Successful Theater Support Command

Wells, Jr., George William
July 2000
Army Logistician;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p20
Reports that the theater support command (TSC) of the United States Army is being organized to manage focused logistics in an area of operations. Internal organizational challenge integrating the multicomponent structure of the TSC; Use of doctrinal guidelines as basis for field-testing functional operations in military exercises.


Related Articles

  • How Is the Theater Support Command Doing? Wells Jr., George William // Army Logistician;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p29 

    Focuses on the transition of the U.S. Army from the theater army area command structure to the theater support command. Changes in the logistics doctrine; Aim of the generic Army structure to support predictable wartime requirements; Use of a wartime force structure in Army planning and organizing.

  • Aviation Ground Support Equipment: The Forgotten Enabler. Lunn, Robert H.; Bellows, Roderick A. // Army Logistician;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p38 

    Discusses the role of the Product Manager Office of the U.S. Army in improving the condition of aviation ground support equipment of the military in the U.S. Responsibility of the office in providing total life-cycle management of the equipment; Service units established to work on several...

  • The Logistics Officer Corps: Growing Logistics Pentathletes for the 21st Century. Stenfords, Vickie D. // Army Logistician;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p2 

    The article reports on the need for the logistics community to examine the progress of the functional area multifunctional logistician program due to growing emphasis on pentathletes in the U.S. It became evident that training had to be updated as many logistics units evolved from functional to...

  • NEW COMMAND TO IMPROVE LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT. McCaskill, Michelle // Defense AT&L;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p57 

    The article reports that the U.S. Army has approved the establishment of a new subordinate command under the Army Materiel Command to streamline end-to-end logistics in support of the Army’s modular force. The Command has formed the Army Sustainment Command which enables the service to be...

  • BSB Support to Advisory Teams in Iraq. Hotaling, Andrew; McGuire, Jason // Army Logistician;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p29 

    The article focuses on the experiences of the U.S. Army's 27th Brigade Support Battalion (BSB) in Iraq and their impact on the discussions concerning future military force structures and missions. It highlights the support of the 27th BSB on the 3rd Iraqi Army Divisions. It also presents the...

  • The Perception Management Process. Jones, Craig S. // Military Review;Dec98-Feb99, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p38 

    Focuses on the methodology of information operations (IO) based on the observations of United States Task Force (TF) Eagle's IO cell in Bosnia in December 1997 and the work done by the Land Information Warfare Activity (LIWA). What perception management is; Information on the IO Organization;...

  • Military's Self-Analysis Required for Victory. Sinnreich, Richard Hart // Army Magazine;Sep2000, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p7 

    Discusses the corrective process and self-analysis of the United States Army after the Cold War and the Vietnam War. Renewed appreciation of history; Importance of technological innovation in improving military operations; Need for military planners to understand when and how technological...

  • Challenges industry and the Army face in laying foundations for the future. Stein, Robert M. // Army Magazine;Jul98, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p10 

    Focuses on the challenges faced by the US Army and the military industry in establishing a foundation for the Army After Next. Four principal projections on what the world will look like by 2028; Need to find a path on which to evolve new capabilities and ways of operating; Iterative cycle of...

  • Simulation and Modeling for Acquisition, Requirements, and Training--SMART. Donlin, Bruce J.; Truelove, Michael R. // Program Manager;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p62 

    Assesses the scheme of Simulation and Modeling Acquisition, Requirements and Training (SMART) concept applied in the U.S. Army. Applicability of the concept for the transformation campaign in the agency; Details of the SMART Execution plan; Guidelines used in the application of the plan.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics