Protecting Approaches and Departures In an Uncertain Environment

Protecting Approaches and Departures In an Uncertain Environment 15 EMTF   In January 2004, flight operations at Baghdad International Airport were abruptly limited after a string of successful attacks on departing heavy aircraft.  The first incident occurred in November 2003, when a shoulder-fired Man-Portable Air Defense (MANPAD) missile struck a DHL Airbus A300 on departure.  […]

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THEATER MOBILITY C2 COAs

theater mobility c2 coas –  The purpose of this talking paper is to provide my initial thoughts on possible AMD and DIRMOBFOR COA’s for changing AF Mobility C2 organization in the theater.  These are by no means the only options and I doubt the right answer will be any of these…probably a blend.  It is […]

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POINT PAPER ON Air Mobility Division (AMD) Command & Control (C2) Culture

– AMC has yet to adapt from strictly the strategic mobility paradigm to include the operational level of war. — This is best exemplified by AMC’s unwillingness to closely follow ACC’s lead in its formation of the Air Operations Center (AOC) by expanding mobility presence in all theater AOCs now being formed.  Theater commanders will […]

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POINT PAPER ON AMD REACHBACK

  –  Reachback—the process of obtaining products, services, and applications, or forces, or equipment, or material from organizations that are not forward deployed. (JP 3-30) — Distributed operations occur when independent or interdependent nodes or locations participate in the operational planning and/or operational decision-making process to accomplish goals/missions for engaged commanders. (AFDD 2-8) — Split […]

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BULLET BACKGROUND PAPER ON AMD PHASES

  PURPOSE:  Air Mobility Divisions (AMD) are not standardized amongst the Falconer Air and Space Operations Centers (AOC).  Air Force Doctrine Document 2-6, Air Mobility, defines the core teams within the AMD (ALCT, ARCT, AMCT, and AECT); however theater-specific requirements dictate the level of support necessary from each team.  Theater AMDs have typically evolved in […]

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100 Ops Group Strategy

This was a stack of slides done early on to clearly articulate what we wanted each office on the staff to focus on and clearly lay out where we were going as a group.  Neu-DeMarconian Banter… OVER COMMUNICATE:  All the time 100OG SA&D copy  (PPT here)

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