FC - National Military Strategy (131ABB06).txt

  1. POTUS NSC Roles
    • Commander-in-Chief
    • Senior Member & Chairman
    • Responsible for strategic direction
  2. Statutory Members of the NSC
    • President
    • Vice President
    • Secretary of Defense
    • Secretary of State
  3. Statutory Advisors to the NSC
    • Director of National Intelligence
    • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  4. Operational Control (OPCON)
    • May organize & employ, assign tasks,designate objectives.
    • No logisitics, admin or training authority.
  5. Tactical Control (TACON)
    • May assign movement & maneuver, operations.
    • No logistics or admin control.
  6. Support Relationship Tasks
    • Aid
    • Protect
    • Complement
    • Sustain
  7. National Security Strategy
    • Employs elements of national power (DIME)
    • Directed & approved by POTUS, created by NSC
  8. National Military Strategy
    • Based on National Security Strategy and National Defense Strategy
    • Provides focus to the military
    • Approved by CJCS
  9. National Policy Ways, Means, Ends
    • Ways: Broad course of action or statems of guidance adopted by the government at the national level in pursuit of national objectives.
    • Means: Military capabilities required to execute the strategy.
    • Ends: National objectives achieved across all areas of national power.
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FC - National Military Strategy (131ABB06).txt
National Military Strategy (131ABB06)