Command Post

Staff Skills

LWP-G 0-5-1 Staff Officers Guide

The Staff Officer's Guide provides commanders and staff officers with a guide to the operation of a headquarters staff when planning and conducting operations

By The Cove

Planning and Liaison

Templates, Reports & Returns and Exemplars

This resource links to the Australian Army's Combat Brigade Standard Operating Procedures to access the Report and Returns templates

By The Cove

Staff Skills

Combat Training Centre Trends Reports 2010 - 2016

The Combat Training Centre trends report, identifying performance trends for 2010 - 2016.

By Combat Training Centre

Staff Functions

Reflections From a Principal Staff Officer

In this article LTCOL Ryan Holmes offers tips and advice based on his experence as DQ 3 Brigade

By Ryan Holmes

Staff Skills

The Staff Officer's Paintbrush: The Art of Advising Commanders

This article from 'The Modern War Institute' discusses the role of the Staff Officer and how to effectivly communicate with the commander

By The Cove

Staff Skills

Staff Tools and Their Discontents

In this article by The Strategy Bridge, Ray Kimbell discusses the 'tools of the trade' to enable Staff Officers in their role

By The Cove

Staff Skills

Six Characteristics of the Highly Effective Staff Officer

In this article by Doctrine Man, Andrew McCoy uses his experience as a battalion level staff officer to develop six characteristics of a highly effective staff officer

By The Cove

Staff Skills

The Iron Major: War Stories From The Staff

In this article from 'via the Green Notebook', Steve Leonard reflects his experiences as a brigade Support Operations Officer and Executive Officer

By The Cove

Staff Skills

The Iron Major Survival Guide: A Not-So-Concise Anthology of Timeless Tips for The Battalion Field Grade

Produced by Lieutenant Colonel David Dunphy, this guide is a collection of tips and advice for Staff Officers.

By The Cove

Staff Skills

The Unofficial Staff Officer Guide Book

Claire Pearson has produced The Unofficial Staff Officer Guide Book, a collection of tips and advice to anyone fulfilling a staff role

By Claire Pearson

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