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Wed, 2016-07-13 14:54

This report provides a summary of the observations from three Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) collection events concerning Home Station Training (HST) from December 2015 - February 2016. The collection team interviewed a total of over 250 Soldiers and Leaders from one Corps Headquarters, two Division Headquarters, three Brigade Combat Teams, and seventeen Battalions/Squadrons. This collection report includes analysis from the I CORPS Stryker Assessment dated January 2016. This report has been sanitized to remove unit identification.

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Fri, 2016-07-08 10:34

CJTF-HOA was established at Camp Lejeune, NC, in October 2002 in response to the September 11 attacks. The organization was formed around the 2nd Marine Division Headquarters, with the intent of identifying and destroying terror cells and violent extremist organizations in the region. This special study examines a significant shift in CJTFHOA’s focus: the transition from a short-term crisis, action-focused organization to a long-term campaigning headquarters. The shift is the result of a tremendous amount of blood, sweat, and tears by the men and women of CJTF-HOA in coordination with the USAFRICOM staff, the Service components, and our regional embassies.

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Thu, 2016-07-07 13:45

The challenges and complexity of the future will require the Army to provide a broader range of capabilities to achieve strategic outcomes across a complex and diverse range of global missions. The Army Vision cites "integrate operations" as one of the unique roles performed by the Army, providing combatant commanders with foundational capabilities, to include headquarters capable of integrating joint, interagency, and multinational operations. In the future, the need for interoperability will extend to lower echelons of Army forces in order to effectively integrate smaller national contributions into multinational operations.

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Thu, 2016-06-02 13:17

This observation report is from a meeting with Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) Officer CJ36 – Force Protection, CJTF-OIR. The purpose of the meeting was to report on a Chemical needs assessment made by the 20th CBRNE Command for the CJTF-OIR combined-joint staff. The report documents the assessment and recommendations made by the 20th CBRNE Command to the Chief of Staff, CJTF-OIR on appropriate staffing to meet the CENTCOM counter WMD and CBRN defense requirements.

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Wed, 2016-06-01 10:32

Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) conducts the Future Operations Synchronization Board (FOSB) weekly in order to develop the weight of effort for CJTF- OIR future operations. The function of the FOSB is to allow the CJTF-OIR CJ3 (Combined-Joint Operations Officer) to synchronize operations and support to operations throughout the Combined Joint Operations Area (CJOA) for the short-medium timeframe.

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Tue, 2016-05-24 10:13

GTA 90-01-039, CIVCAS Prevention smartcard provides lessons, best practices, and consequence management steps to mitigate civilian loss of life and property (collateral damage) during the conduct of military operations. The May 2016 supersedes the previous version, entitled "Afghanistan Civilian Casualty Prevention," May 2012.

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Tue, 2016-05-17 11:04

BG Eko Margiyono (Deputy Assistant for Operations, Army HQs) and ten members of an Indonesian Army Delegation visited the Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL) on May 11, 2016. Colonel Paul Reese (CALL Director) provided the Delegation a CALL overview briefing. The CALL overview briefing was followed by a discussion on how the lessons learned process works for the US Army and recommendations from CALL on standing up a nascent lessons learned capability.

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Tue, 2016-04-19 13:35

On 18 April CALL hosted a Finnish Defense Force (FDF) Delegation, consisting of 4 personnel, led by Navy Captain Pekka Varjonend.

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