Back to the basics: The battalion S2
- Intelligence Support to Force Protection. Custer, John M. // Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Apr-Jun2003, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p2
Discusses some fundamental keys that will lead U.S. military intelligence professionals to success in providing the intelligence necessary to safeguard the force. Need to increase knowledge and personal awareness about force protection; Importance of providing contribution to improving...
- Becoming an effective battalion S2. Jennings, Jeffrey E. // Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Apr-Jun97, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p9
Offers advice on becoming an effective battalion S2 which handles intelligence operations in the military. Tips on building doctrinal foundation; Advice on staff planning; Importance of understanding the threat; Understanding the commander; Trusting one's subordinates.
- Do we expect too much of the S2? Richardson Jr., Ira R. // Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Apr-Jun97, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p11
Offers a people-management strategy to address issues facing the functions of S2 intelligence officer in the military. Nature of S2 operations; Military intelligence officer advanced course goals; Description of a tactical intelligence management program.
- What a combat commander expects of his S2. Kinnison, Henry L. // Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Apr-Jun97, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p28
Offers advice for S2 military intelligence officers on meeting the expectations of their combat commanders. Details of the commander's expectations; Critical areas in the decisionmaking process; Areas within the S2 arena that a commander thinks is very important.
- Counterintelligence: A Decade of Change. Holden, Leonard R. // Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Jul-Sep99, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p37
Focuses on the changes in the way counterintelligence operations is done by the United States (US) Armed Forces. Characteristics of US military's approach to sustainment and support operations; Effect of the operational restrictions to counterintelligence operations; Abilities needed by the...
- Taking charge: Notes for future commanders. Robinson, Ken // Military Intelligence;Oct-Dec90, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p24
Discusses the command principles needed by the military intelligence officer. Need to determine strengths and weaknesses of subordinates; Leadership style of the battalion commander; Rights of passage program for soldiers; Importance of the leader's responsibility.
- 5 rules for the intelligence officer. Kerrick, Donald L. // Military Intelligence;Oct-Dec90, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p36
Discusses rules needed by an intelligence officer for successful intelligence operations. Need to understand the commander's mission, plan and intent; Estimate of the enemy's intentions; Importance of reporting in the commander's desired manner.
- Tactical intelligence and the commander. Carter III, William G. // Military Intelligence;Jul-Sep93, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p4
Focuses on the importance of close relationship between the commander and his intelligence officer. Role of the commander in articulating his intelligence requirements; Author's own experience in working with his intelligence officer; Lessons learned at the National Training Center.
- King of battle: Why S2s must hold court with FSOs. Mock, David E. // Military Intelligence;Jul-Sep93, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p6
Focuses on the relationship between the S2 intelligence officer and the fire support officer. Requirements of field artillerymen from the heavy brigade S2; Suggested field manuals for S2s to read; developing communication between the S2 section and fire support element; Need to overcome inertia...