Command Post

Planning and Liaison

DFSS Signals Planning Process

A must see video from the Defence Force School of Signals that explains how signals planning coincides with operational plans.

Planning and Liaison

Five Ideas: On Planning

A planning team can seize, or lose, the initiative in a moment so getting it right is important. Insights on planning from MAJGEN Chris Field.

Planning and Liaison

Terrain Model Construction

In this article, David Chichetti explains the step-by-step process for constructing a mud model.

Planning and Liaison

ADDP 3.11 Civil-Military Operations

This resource describes the nature and scope of Civil-military operations as a component of Australian Defence Force operations.


Staff Functions

Ex HAMEL 18 Writing Competition, Highly Commended: Learning from HAMEL 18 - 10 Observations for Formation C2

Being able to participate in Ex HAMEL 2018 as part of Headquarters 7th Combat Brigade (HQ 7th CBT BDE) was an opportunity to see the best of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) on display both at th

Staff Functions

A LEAN Approach to EMEOPS

In this paper by Sergeant Andrew Gorine, he explains the EMEOPs processes followed at 9th Force Support Battalion so other units can review and assess if they want to implement similar practices...

Staff Functions

What is Virtual War?

In this podcast from 'The Modern War Institute retired US Army Colonel Steve Banach discusses the notion of 'virtual war'.

Staff Functions

In the Information Age Centers of Activity > Centers of Gravity

In this article from Strategy Bridge, Jason M. Brown advocates a change of mind-set in the targeting of an adversary's Centre of Gravity.


Staff Skills

The Science of Operations Analysis

DSTG supported Hamel 2018 to show how to make decisions based on what you know is true

Staff Skills

A Knowledge Management Crisis for Capability Development

In this opinion article, David Walker describes the impact of recent information management and organisational reforms within Defence's capability development sector.

Staff Skills

Some NCO Advice to New Majors

In this article 'from the Green Notebook, Command Sergeant Major Samuel C. Rapp and Sergeant First Class Harlan D. Kefalas offer advice on employing NCOs within a headquarters.

Staff Skills

Tips for Staff Working in a Formation HQ - A SNCO and WO Perspective - Part 2

In this article Sergeant Daniel Trew and Sergeant Zachary Williams offer tips and advice based on their experiences as Staff within Headquarters 3 Brigade


Command Post

Over to you Convoy Commander

Your unit has decided it’s going to use the training range on the other side of the country for your next exercise.

By Michael van Zuylen

Command Post

Writing your PAC Statement – A Warrant Officer’s Perspective

“Your PAC Statement is the most intently read item of your dossier. It is your personal voice” – CMA

By Jai Wright

Command Post

Operations Sergeant: The Job, The Myth, The Legend

This article will cover the Operations Sergeant (OPS SGT) role within a battlegroup preparing to take on the responsibility of the Ready Battle Group (RBG).

By Nick Korfias

Command Post

Interview with Jim Storr, author of The Hall of Mirrors: War and Warfare in the Twentieth Century

In this occasional podcast, The Cove talks to author Jim Storr about his new book, The Hall of Mirrors: War and Warfare in the Twentieth Century.

By The Cove

Planning and Liaison

DFSS Signals Planning Process

A must see video from the Defence Force School of Signals that explains how signals planning coincides with operational plans.

By The Cove

Planning and Liaison

Five Ideas: On Planning

A planning team can seize, or lose, the initiative in a moment so getting it right is important. Insights on planning from MAJGEN Chris Field.

By Chris Field

Staff Skills

The Science of Operations Analysis

DSTG supported Hamel 2018 to show how to make decisions based on what you know is true

By Jack Gregg

Staff Functions

Ex HAMEL 18 Writing Competition, Highly Commended: Learning from HAMEL 18 - 10 Observations for Formation C2

Being able to participate in Ex HAMEL 2018 as part of Headquarters 7th Combat Brigade (HQ 7th CBT BDE) was an opportunity to see the best of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) on display both at th

By Richard Thapthimthong

Staff Functions

A LEAN Approach to EMEOPS

In this paper by Sergeant Andrew Gorine, he explains the EMEOPs processes followed at 9th Force Support Battalion so other units can review and assess if they want to implement similar practices...

By Andrew Gorine

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