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By: Armchair General  09-12-2011
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Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: November 16, 2011 at 1:35 pm

This installment of Armchair General’s monthly series Tactics 101 focuses on the matrix form–style for writing an operations order.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: October 14, 2011 at 6:22 pm

Tactics 101, the continuing monthly series, looks at part two of rehearsals for military actions.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: September 14, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Rehearsals for combat missions can be a tremendous asset or a colossal waste of time and can cause more harm than good; Tactics 101, the continuing monthly series from Armchair General, examines the good, the bad and the ugly in rehearsals.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: August 17, 2011 at 6:29 pm

Tactics 101, the continuing monthly series, looks at The Concept of Operation – how to write clear, concise orders that provide a snapshot of how a mission is to be executed.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: July 12, 2011 at 11:06 am

The second part of Tactics 101′s articles on ‘The Anatomy of the Operations Order’ focuses on Execution, Sustainment, and Command and Signal.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: May 16, 2011 at 9:49 am

The 60th entry in the monthly Tactics 101 series begins a new mini-series on the Operations Order (OPORD), starting with an overview on the Combat Orders and the OPORD.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: April 11, 2011 at 9:40 am

Tactics 101, the continuing monthly series on ArmchairGeneral.com, looks how a smart defender can use smoke to advantage on the battlefield.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: March 17, 2011 at 7:15 pm

This month’s installment of Tactics 101 addresses the ways a commander can utilize smoke in the offense, providing analysis on the ‘DOs’ and the DON’Ts of offensive smoke.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: February 10, 2011 at 1:46 pm

The use of smoke on the battlefield can have a huge positive effect on the ability to achieve victory, but it can be extremely detrimental if not utilized properly. The ongoing series Tactics 101 takes readers behind the smoke screen.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: January 07, 2011 at 11:55 am

Means and techniques of military deception are explored in this installment of the continuing monthly series ‘Tactics 101′ on ArmchairGeneral.com.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: November 29, 2010 at 1:30 pm

The first article in a mini-series about planning, preparing and executing military deception operations, presented by the continuing monthly series Tactics 101 on ArmchairGeneral.com.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: October 12, 2010 at 10:26 am

American parachutists — devils in baggy pants — are less than 100 meters from my outpost line. I can’t sleep at night; they pop up from nowhere and we never know when or how they will strike next. Seems

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: September 22, 2010 at 10:10 am

Tactics 101 continues its series on airborne operations with an in-depth look at developing a landing plan, including Selecting a Drop Zone, Delivery Methods and Techniques, Methods for Attacking the Objective and Assembly Procedures.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: August 18, 2010 at 6:29 pm

Tactics 101, the continuing monthly series on ArmchairGeneral, looks at the air movement plan in the latest installment – how to get paratroopers from their departure airfield to their objective.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: July 27, 2010 at 4:11 pm

The monthly series Tactics 101 continues its look at airborne operations with an examination of how to develop a Marshaling Plan for activities from the first warning order until the first aircraft takes off with airborne troops.

Rick Baillergeon and John Sutherland | Published: June 28, 2010 at 12:50 pm

Four fundamentals in airborne operations are explored in the continuing monthly series Tactics 101 on ArmchairGeneral.com.

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