AMOS Command Philosophy and Values

AMOS Command Philosophy and Values (circa Jan 2005) The command philosophy is a set of beliefs describing who we are as an organization. It is only fitting, that I share with you my command philosophy, which is set out hereafter. These are exciting times for the “Masterminds” and it is our intent to build upon […]

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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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