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.


Break In

On Personal and Professional Potential

After examining the Chief of Army's three key documents, the Commander of Forces Command gives us three ideas on how leaders can enable Army's personnel to reach their personal and professional potential.

By Chris Field

Unit PME

Review Essay: Observations on Books from Commander US Central Command’s 2018 Reading List – Part 1

In this first of two posts, Commander Forces Command provides summaries on books from the former Commander CENTCOM's reading list.

By Chris Field

Unit PME

Review essay: Athena Rising / Raising Boys

The incoming Commander of Forces Command examines two books that can help us to become better leaders.

By Chris Field

Command Post

Command and Control

This paper explores command and control based on 3rd Brigade’s Exercise Talisman Sabre 2017 experience

By Chris Field