January-February 2018 Army Sustainment

  • Sustaining the Force in Multi-Domain Battle AMC Commander Sustaining the Force in Multi-Domain Battle

    In the Multi-Domain Battle environment, sustainers must develop their fundamental Soldier skills while also harnessing technology and innovation.

  • Looking Back for the Way Ahead: An Interview With Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin Features Looking Back for the Way Ahead: An Interview With Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin

    A retired general who served as vice chief of Staff of the Army and led troops in Iraq and Afghanistan lends his 41 years of Army experience to explain how recent history can prepare the Army for Multi-Domain Battle.

  • Sustaining Multi-Domain Battle: An Interview With Gen. David Perkins Features Sustaining Multi-Domain Battle: An Interview With Gen. David Perkins

    Gen. David Perkins, who is spearheading the Army’s effort to develop the Multi-­Domain Battle concept, describes how it will change sustainment.

  • Multi-Domain Battle: Fundamentals in an Evolutionary Environment Army G-4 Multi-Domain Battle: Fundamentals in an Evolutionary Environment

    Multi-Domain Battle will require sustainers who focus on the basics, understand how the Army runs, continue to grow professionally, and provide precise, timely, and accurate support.

  • Sustainment Innovation for Multi-Domain Battle Focus Sustainment Innovation for Multi-Domain Battle

    The Combined Arms Support Command is figuring out how Army sustainers can best respond to the sustainment challenges of the new Multi-Domain Battle fight.

  • The Naval Postgraduate School’s Supply Chain Management Program Commentary The Naval Postgraduate School’s Supply Chain Management Program

    Logistics officers should consider completing the Naval Postgraduate School’s supply chain management master’s degree program as a career broadening opportunity.

  • Decision Point Logistics in Multi-Domain Battle Commentary Decision Point Logistics in Multi-Domain Battle

    Sustainers best support the warfighter by establishing preplanned resupply decision points. These decision points become especially essential as units become more mobile in the Multi-Domain Battle environment.

  • Sustaining Multi-Domain Battle Through Science and Technology Features Sustaining Multi-Domain Battle Through Science and Technology

    Through collaboration with academia, industry, and government agencies, RDECOM drives research, development, and engineering efforts to prepare the Army for Multi-Domain Battle.

  • Sustaining Mission Command Capabilities for Multi-Domain Battle Features Sustaining Mission Command Capabilities for Multi-Domain Battle

    Supporting Multi-Domain Battle means providing modern and reliable mission command capabilities that enable the shared understanding required to outmaneuver sophisticated adversaries.

  • The Final Tactical Mile in Multi-Domain Battle: Seizing Mosul, Tal Afar, and Raqqa Features The Final Tactical Mile in Multi-Domain Battle: Seizing Mosul, Tal Afar, and Raqqa

    Sustainers in Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve are employing Multi-Domain Battle concepts to sustain their partners.

  • The Anatomy of Two-Level Maintenance in Multi-Domain Battle Features The Anatomy of Two-Level Maintenance in Multi-Domain Battle

    Operators and maintainers must be well-versed in two-level maintenance processes in order to keep pace with the demands of Multi-Domain Battle.

  • Logistics Support to Semi-independent Operations Operations Logistics Support to Semi-independent Operations

    Sustainment units must be prepared to support future brigade combat teams that will be required to operate semi-independently for up to seven days.

  • Modern Sustainment Warfare: Operation Patriot Bandoleer Operations Modern Sustainment Warfare: Operation Patriot Bandoleer

    Operation Patriot Bandoleer brings together the Army’s active and reserve components for realistic collective sustainment training.

  • Deploying an SSA to an Immature Operational Area Operations Deploying an SSA to an Immature Operational Area

    The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team’s supply support activity learned that when a unit must provide sustainment in an immature operational area, it must stay mobile, conduct reconnaissance and coordination, make inventories a priority, and rally before the objective.

  • Brigade Logistics Support Team 101 Operations Brigade Logistics Support Team 101

    The answers to six questions can provide the basics needed to understand a new assignment as a brigade logistics support team chief.

  • Developing a Common Operational Picture for Sustainment Training Developing a Common Operational Picture for Sustainment

    Having a common operational picture gives sustainment commanders a clear picture of the sustainment situation.

  • Sustaining the Brigade Engineer Battalion for Decisive Action Training Sustaining the Brigade Engineer Battalion for Decisive Action

    Forward support companies can support maneuver units by echeloning trains, but a modified field trains concept would better support brigade engineer battalions.

  • Tools and Models for Sustainment Preparation of the Operational Environment Tools Tools and Models for Sustainment Preparation of the Operational Environment

    Planners and decision-makers can leverage many digital research sources and models for sustainment preparation of the operational environment assessments.

  • World War I as a Transition Point for Army Sustainment History World War I as a Transition Point for Army Sustainment

    The Army’s logistics transformation during World War I helped the United States to emerge as a world power.