Definition/Scope: Operational Plans and Policy/Plans and Strategy Army staff and managerial positions and organizations are grouped into like nomenclatures. S-1 – S-6 are the staff or office positions usually located at the Battalion and below commands. G-1 – G-8 are located at Brigade and higher positions. J-1 – J-9 are unique in that they are Joint positions that have all Department of Defense services in them. An installation G-5 mission statement might be as follows: The G5 is the office with staff proponency for Plans and Strategy. Functions include establishment and maintenance of strategic planning systems, development and maintenance of the long range planning calendar, management of the Commands Campaign Plan and associated documents, international activities coordination and planning, the strategic readiness system and reporting, and other special planning efforts as assigned.
Broader Terms:calendar year
Narrower Terms:civil-military operations center
Related Terms:Army training strategy