Troop Leading Process

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The Analysis of the Orders Process and Troop Leading Procedures Relationship The relationship between the orders process and troop leading procedures is that they are one in the same developed for implementation on different scales, to achieve the same thing. Troop leading procedures are the dynamic process which small unit leadership use to analyze a situation or mission, develop specific plans, and prepare to achieve the grand scale operation. The framework for both of these systems are flexible and adaptive in nature, yet at the core follow similar principles of development and direction, which are all guided by command from beginning through execution. To develop a full assessment of the nature and relational qualities of these key processes,…show more content…
The difference is in the body, which are still yet again a series of steps in a procedure composed of 8 phases. The most important, receive the mission, is the first on the list of troop leading procedures. In this instance, leadership has received an order and is to dissect and execute accordingly to prepare to act upon the operational environment. The commander knows his mission and assesses his forces to weigh and plan accordingly to complete what is requested of him and associated units by higher command. This application is demonstrated even in the highest of commands by taking orders directly from the president, so even at a low level, functionality remains the same. The following steps are: issue a warning order, make a tentative plan, initiate movement, conduct recon, complete the plan, issue the order, and lastly supervise and refine. Following each step through it is easy to relate the steps back to the principles found in the operation process; especially analyzing steps three, six, and seven. Step three, make a tentative plan, is the basis for which we as leaders use our skill sets or cognitive approach, (operational art), to develop the strategy we need to employ force on the field. Step six, complete the plan, emphasizes to me the fact that no plan is simply created from scratch and set into place as is. Adapting to the operational environment is a critical piece here as in the operation process to achieve the desired end state. Flexibility in the war room is about planning and completing an evolving/living plan, this is exactly what commanders are driving in the operations process with their intent and direction. In all war since the beginning of time commanders have learned and changed the way war is conducted and that statement stands even stronger with our military today. Supervising and refining is the same thing as commanders
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