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*FM 6-0

Field Manual
No. 6-0
Headquarters
Department of the Army
Washington, DC, 11 August 2003
 

FM 6-0

Mission Command:
Command and Control of Army Forces

Contents

  COVER
  FIGURES
  VIGNETTES
  MAPS
  PREFACE
  INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1 COMMAND AND CONTROL
  Nature of Command and Control
  Environment of Command and Control
  Concept of Command and Control
  Historical Vignette-Chancellorsville
  Conclusion
Chapter 2 COMMAND
  Nature of Command
  Art of Command
  Historical Vignette-The Ruhr Encirclement
  Conclusion
Chapter 3 CONTROL
  Nature of Control
  Science of Control
  Historical Vignette-The Battle of Austerlitz
  Conclusion
Chapter 4 THE ROLE OF THE COMMANDER
  Combining the Art of Command and Science of Control
  Creating a Positive Command Climate
  Training Subordinates in Command and Control
  Battle Command
  Conclusion
Chapter 5 THE COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEM
  General
  Personnel
  Information Management
  Procedures
  Equipment and Facilities
  Organization for Command and Control
  Command Post
  Continuity of Command and Control
  Conclusion
Chapter 6 EXERCISING COMMAND AND CONTROL
  Section I - General
  Section II - Assessment
  Monitoring
  Evaluating
  Section III - Planning
  Planning Fundamentals
  Assessment During Planning
  Planning Procedures
  Orders and Plans
  Section IV - Preparation
  Assessment During Preparation
  Reconnaissance Operations
  Security Operations
  Force Protection
  Revising and Refining the Plan
  Coordination and Liaison
  Rehearsals
  Task Organizing
  Training
  Troop Movement
  Preoperation Checks and Inspections
  Logistic Preparation
  Integrating New Soldiers and Units
  Section V - Execution
  Execution Fundamentals
  Assessment During Execution
  Decide
  Direct
  Section VI - Conclusion
Appendix A THE OBSERVE-ORIENT-DECIDE-ACT CYCLE
Appendix B INFORMATION
  Cognitive Hierarchy
  Relevant Information Subject Categories-METT-TC
  Relevant Information Usage Categories
  Information Management Categories
  Relevant Information Quality Criteria
Appendix C STAFF ORGANIZATION AND STAFF OFFICERS
  Basis for Staff Organizations
  Factors Affecting Staff Organizations
  Authorization for Staff Organizations
  Basic Staff Structure
  Staff Models
  Characteristics of a Staff Officer
Appendix D STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  Common Staff Activities, Responsibilities, and Duties
  Specific Staff Responsibilities and Duties
Appendix E LIAISON
  Liaison Fundamentals
  The Liaison Officer
  Liaison Elements
  Liaison Practices
  Liaison Responsibilities
  Liaison in During Unified Action
Appendix F REHEARSALS
  General
  Rehearsal Types
  Rehearsal Techniques
  Rehearsal Responsibilities
  Conducting a Rehearsal
  SOURCE NOTES
  GLOSSARY
  BIBLIOGRAPHY
  AUTHENTICATION

 



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