TITLE

Critical Logistics Information and the Commander's Decisions

AUTHOR(S)
McEnery, Kevin T.
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Army Logistician;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights importance of a military commander's critical information requirements. Specific pieces of battlefield information needed by a commander that directly affect his tactical decisions; Generation of combat power over time; Examples of key indicators that the logistics staff must monitor during planning.
ACCESSION #
5977049

 

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