The U.S. military does not have a system in place to institutionalize, direct, or even require regular joint tactical training. When I discuss this deficiency with senior military officers and civilian analysts, they point to the Goldwater-Nichols Act as testament to our jointness. We believe that the Goldwater-Nichols Act cured most of our ills and pronounced it good enough. But it is not good enough, and there is ample evidence. We need to develop a management system to ensure effective training at the joint tactical level.Well, we may not have a system in place, but we are certainly working together at the tactical level.
Monday, September 12, 2005
The Coast Guard embraces "joint"
As noted in the most recent Joint Forces Quarterly,
Posted by Peter A. Stinson on Monday, September 12, 2005