Chris Field

Chris Field serves in the Australian Army and is the Commander Forces Command. He previously served as Vice Director of Operations, United States Central Command.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.


Unit PME

Book Review | The Elite: Think like an athlete succeed like a champion – 10 things the elite do differently

In this book review, Chris Field demonstrates how the ten key skills that elite athletes employ as part of their success can be adopted by all of us in the profession of arms, regardless of our rank or role.

By Chris Field

Break In

Connecting Good Soldiering and Mission Command

In this post, MAJGEN Chris Field connects Good Soldiering and mission command with the daily purpose, habits, thinking and actions of our people as they operate in teams as partners, followers and leaders.

By Chris Field

War Room

The Launch of the Forces Command Plan 2020-2028

MAJGEN Chris Field gives an overview on the outcome of his 100 day assessment of Forces Command. Contains links to the Forces Command Plan 2020-2028 (DPN and open source).

By Chris Field

Unit PME

Forces Command PME Program 2020-21

Forces Command is preparing its PME Program for 2020-21.

By Chris Field

PME Resources

Book Review | American Nations: A history of the eleven rival regional cultures of North America

Colin Woodard’s book, American Nations: A history of the eleven rival regional cultures of North America, provides some unique knowledge and understanding of the people, cultures and regions comprising North America in general and the United States of America in particular.

By Chris Field