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Chief of fires

Definition/Scope: (ATTP 5-0.1) The chief of fires is the principal staff officer responsible for the fires warfighting function at division through theater army. At brigade and below, the fire support officer serves is a special staff officer for fires and is coordinated by the S-3. The chief of fires has coordinating responsibility for the electronic warfare officer and the air liaison officer. The chief of fires or fire support officer prepares Annex D (Fires) to the operation order or operation plan. (Refer to FM 3-09 series and FM 7-15 for more detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of the chief of fires or fire support officer.)

Broader Terms:

Coordinating Staff Officer

Related Terms:

Chief of protection
Chief of sustainment
G-5 plans staff officer
G-8 resource management staff officer
S-1 personnel staff officer
S-2 intelligence staff officer
S-3 operations staff officer
S-4 logistics staff officer
S-6 signal staff officer
S-7 inform and influence activities staff officer
S-9 civil affairs operations staff officer

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