Definition/Scope: Operational Plans and Force Development/Advanced Concepts. 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. The G-7 branch is a forward thinking branch. An example could be TRADOCs G-7 mission statement which is to develop training and leader education concepts, evidence based strategies, and well defined initiatives aimed at improving Soldier and leader performance as a foundation for future training, leader education, and integration into the Army capabilities development process. Information operations is consolidated in some units within the G-7.
Broader Terms:information operations
Narrower Terms:security officer