Command Post

Staff Skills

Work in the time of Corona – All-Corps Major Course and working from home

The current public health environment has forced many members of the Australian Defence Force to work from home. Andrew Stokes thinks it may become the norm for some of us to continue to work from...

By Andrew Stokes

Staff Skills

Flirting with the Churn Curve

Military staff produce too much churn and we should stop doing this.

By Nathan Coultis

Staff Functions

Defence Writing – where ideas and motivation go to die?

Aaron Thomas is frustrated by the Defence writing standards, or rather the way they are imposed. Aaron thinks that we need to have a look at the way we convey ideas up the chain of command. What do...

By Aaron Thomas

Planning and Liaison

Interoperability – The Right Mindset drives Good Practice

In this article Pat Henriques looks at the three mainstays of interoperability when it comes to working with foreign Armies, information, personnel and systems.

By Pat Henriques

Planning and Liaison

Electronic Warfare – Threat from a Command Post Perspective

Are we ready to wage war in the Electro Magnetic Spectrum?

By Gavin Wilson

Staff Skills

Looking at the Military Appreciation Process

In this short video, Douglas Clark looks at the pros and cons of the Military Appreciation Process. Essential viewing for all about to undertake a career course.

By Douglas Clark

Staff Skills

Cultural Reform in Middle Army – Melting Iron Colonels

'Change stalls with the Iron Colonels in Army'. Is this the case? If it is, what can we do about it? In this article, Mike Kalms and John Sayers explore what it would take to melt the iron colonels.

By Mike Kalms

Staff Skills

A round peg for a round hole: a new approach to non-operational decision making

Why do we insist on using operational planning tools to support non-operational decisions? In this article, Greg Colton proposes a new approach to non-operational decision making: the Military Staff...

By Greg Colton

Staff Skills

Link | So You’re Going to be a Staff Officer: Five Pieces of Advice for Success and Personal Satisfaction

Just marched in to a new position as a staff officer? Brandon Morgan's article in the Modern War Institute provides five recommendations to help you thrive in this new environment.

By The Cove

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Command Post

A Brigade Commander’s Expectations of Unit Commanding Officers – A Brief Primer

In this brief primer, Commander 3rd Brigade provides his expectations of unit COs within a combat Brigade.

By Scott Winter AM