A Word from the Chairman by Henry H. Shelton.
Recent efforts to ensure the military maintains a quality force.
From the Field and Fleet: Letters to the Editor
Flexible Response in the 21st Century by D. Sean Barnett and James S. Thomason. America should rely on joint, task-oriented deployments to accomplish regional objectives using smaller forces forward backed by larger units in the United States.
Joint Experimentation: A Necessity for Future War by Mark A. Johnstone, Stephen A. Ferrando, and Robert W. Critchlow.
Potential role of the U.S. Atlantic Command as the executive agent for future joint experimentation.
Command and Control for Joint Strategic Actions by Douglas A. Macgregor. Standing, flexible joint force land component command headquarter should be the centerpiece of future land forces.
The Area of Operations-Fighting One Campaign by Douglas E. Utley.
The joint force air component commander should direct all deep attacks as part of an integrated theater campaign.
Joint Campaigning in 2010 by Richard D. Hooker, Jr.
Potential future debates over the roles and missions of military forces during combat operations.
In Search of Synergy: Joint Amphibious/Air Assault Operations by James B. Brown. The Armyís airborne and airmobile forces should be paired with Marine air-ground task forces.
Power Projection and Countermine Operations by Anthony E. Mitchell.
Additional investments are needed in dedicated countermine warfare capabilities.
Grenada, Panama, and Haiti: Joint Operational Reform by Ronald H. Cole. Historical examples demonstrate the success of joint reforms.
The Joint Evaluation Report-Career Enhancer or Kiss of Death by Vincent M. Dreyer, Bruce C. Emig, and James T. Sanny, Sr.
The Armed Services need standardized training and guidance on completing officer professional development evaluations.
Kasserine Pass and the Proper Application of Airpower by Shawn P. Rife. Operations in North Africa during World War II proved the value of centralized control over airpower.
Entropy-Based Warfare: Modeling the Revolution in Military Affairs by Mark Herman. Current simulations modeling does not adequately capture the dynamics of future war.
Joint Task Forces and Preemptive Response by Edwin P. Smith.
Lessons from the employment of U.S. European Command joint task forces in Africa.
Today Itís Gold, Not Purple by Scott W. Moore. Requirements and recommendations for effectively conducting interagency operations.
Away All Boats: The Army-Navy Maneuvers of 1925 by Leo J. Daugherty III. The Army and Navy failed to learn the lessons of maneuvers conducted in Hawaii during the inter-war years.
Of Chiefs and Chairmen: Curtis Emerson LeMay Innovation and the Imperial Japanese Navy by Thomas G. Manhken. Review of Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1887-1941 by David C. Evans and Mark R. Peatti.
Rethinking Modern War and Technology by Shawn C. Whetstone.
Review of The Principles of War for the Information Age by Robert R. Leonhard.
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JFQ is published for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff by the Institute for National Securities Studies, National Defense University. The journal focuses on joint doctrine (the integrated employment of air, land, sea, space and special operations forces), coalition (multi-national) operations, contingency planning, combat operations and joint force development. JFQ welcomes submissions from members of the Armed Forces as well as both defense analysts and academic specialists from this country and abroad, including foreign military officers and civilians. There are no specific deadlines for submission. Manuscripts of 3-5,000 words are appropriate. Other submissions including letters, commentary and brief essays are invited (unsolicited book reviews are generally not accepted). All submissions should be double spaced (text and endnotes). Please provide two copies (no fax or e-mail), a 150-word summary (on a separate page), and a disk version (Wordperfect preferred). Include a brief biographical sketch on a separate page and a cover letter which includes: a statement that the piece has not been previously published and is not under consideration at another journal, the authorís full name and official title, a complete postal address, daytime phone number, and e-mail.
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Submit manuscripts to James Jay Carafano.
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