Presentation on theme: "1 OCPA Tracked Army’s Lines of Efforts 1.Ready and Resilient: Topics related to overall “health” of Soldiers ranging from mental/physical health to transition."— Presentation transcript:
1 OCPA Tracked Army’s Lines of Efforts 1.Ready and Resilient: Topics related to overall “health” of Soldiers ranging from mental/physical health to transition related matters. This includes; health conditions, medical programs, health related benefits, Army medical centers, and efforts by the Army to provide better care for its troops at home and in military zones outside the country Strategic Importance/Impact: The Army force must be able and readied to be called upon for a variety of missions. Critical to this is ensuring that our force is “Ready” through assets available to the entire force helping them address a variety of issues. It is through this “Resiliency” that will maintain a ready and capable force. Supporting ACP: Remain Army Strong (Refer Slide 1 for subthemes) 2.Army Profession/Leader Development: Topics related to conduct, professionalism, and leadership of the Army- - how and why the Army service is a profession. Topics highlighting development of both junior and senior leader throughout one’s professional career. Strategic Importance/Impact: The Army is committed to upholding the values/ standards of the Army Profession as a key component to maintaining a high-quality all-volunteer force and to shape the Army of 2020 and Beyond. The Army is committed to Leadership Development and the importance of training, education and experience in developing world-class Army leaders. Supporting ACP: Win Current Fight & Sustain the Force (Refer Slide 1 for subthemes) 3.Army of 2020 and Beyond: Topics highlighting ‘strategy’ and plans for where the Army is going, what its force will look like, and changes to its organizational structure. Strategic Importance/Impact: The Army is tailoring agile and flexible formations for the Army of 2020 and Beyond that are ready, trained, and equipped to operate across a diverse range of missions. The Army remains the nation’s force of decisive action and must maintain its edge with new technology. Supporting ACP: Prepare for Tomorrow (Refer Slide 2 for subthemes) 4.Stewardship: Topics highlighting the Army acquisition practices, program management, and energy related issues. Strategic Importance/Impact: The Army remains a good steward of the resources allotted. Supporting ACP: Reform & Restructure ( Refer Slide 2 for subthemes )
2 Subthemes ACP: Remain Army Strong 1. Ready and Resilient: Topics related to overall “health” of Soldiers ranging from mental/physical health to transition related matters. This includes; health conditions, medical programs, health related benefits, Army medical centers, and efforts by the Army to provide better care for its troops at home and in military zones outside the country Behavioral Health - The overall term used to describe operational and combat stress, and the signs, symptoms, and treatment discussions that result from issues affecting a Soldiers behavior CSF/Resiliency - Army initiative that focuses on mental health as an important element in combat readiness to prepare Soldiers mentally for stress. Actions or programs to support resiliency. Drug and Alcohol abuse – The abusive use of drugs (legal & illegal) and/or alcohol as it relates to Soldiers and the Army. Hazing - Policy changes, acts of hazing, victims, allegations, legal actions, leadership accountability, congressional actions, reporting structure. Health Benefits – Benefits for Soldiers related to health related matters. IDES (Integrated Disability Evaluation System) - A system which evaluates Soldiers for medical benefits, including the separations process from AC/RC status. Medical Research/Innovations – Studies, reports, new technology, and developments which highlight the Army’s ability to understand and ultimately treat medically related matters. This includes pain management dealing with alternative treatment, drugs for treatment, related to poly pharmacy. Poly Pharmacy – The use of combined drugs for negative use. Either intentional from the Soldier/patient or b/c the medical system does not know all the drugs the Soldier is on. Physiological Injuries – Injuries to the physical body which are visible and can include burns, missing limbs, genital injuries etc. PTS—Post Traumatic Stress (Disorder), a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event(s). Sexual Assault/Harassment – This issue should focus on sexual assault, rape, harassment in the Army. This may included military-wide issues or topics. Suicide/Suicide prevention - Suicide by Soldiers and efforts by the Army to combat this issue. (PTSD/ Post War health Disorders) TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury - a concussion like injury resulting from trauma often resulting in a “invisible injury”. Transition/Veterans – Any and all programs conducted by the Army for Soldiers as they transition from service to civilian life, joint partnerships between the Army and industry/organizations, and any external efforts which highlight the skills Army veterans bring to the workforce. Warrior Transition Units – Temporary units designed to house Soldiers while they await medical evaluations to either return them to duty/service or transition out of the Army. Quality of Life/Family Concerns – Benefits related to Soldiers and family that does not relate directly to healthcare topics. Warrior Transition Units – Temporary units designed to house Soldiers while they await medical evaluations to either return them to duty/service or transition out of the Army Sexual Assault/Harassment-- Soldiers who have committed sexual assault, as well those who been a victim of sexual assault. ACP: Win Current Fight & Sustain the Force 2. Army Profession/Leader Development: Topics related to conduct, professionalism, and leadership of the Army-- how and why the Army service is a profession. Topics highlighting development of both junior and senior leader throughout one’s professional career. Commemorations/Honors/Promotions – Awards which highlight the professional service of Soldiers and general promotions and changes of command Crime / Misconduct / Accountability Training, Education, & Experience - actual development of Army Soldiers or leaders through training programs, education, or how experience have helped the development of leaders. This does not include skills training, unit training which supports the Army of 2020 LOE Values, Ethics, Standards, & Trust – topics which highlights the Army values (Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, Personal Courage) of Soldiers within in the Army.
3 Subthemes ACP: Prepare for Tomorrow 3.Army of 2020 and Beyond: Topics highlighting ‘strategy’ and plans for where the Army is going, what its force will look like, and changes to its organizational structure. Strategy – Big picture plans and strategy of how, why, and where our forces and policies are laid out around the world/nation. Includes ARFORGEN (entire Army deployment cycle of RESET, train, ready -Army Force Generation model, which refer structured progression of increased unit readiness over time resulting in recurring periods of availability of trained, ready and cohesive units. RAF –Regionally Aligned Forces (RAF) will provide every Geographic Combatant Command with regionally aligned, mission trained forces that are responsive to all requirements. Regionally Aligned Forces will compliment warfighting skills with language, regional expertise and culture training. Regional alignment will better prepare the Army to work in close collaboration with our many partners across the full range of military operations, simultaneously helping our friends and allies while deterring foes. Not every day current ops. Total Force Policy - Specific strategy of role of the NG and Reserve fits into total force. (National Guard/Reserve - role in total force, rotational troops, operational reserve). Not related to: every day current ops, specific guard units returning, guard Soldiers with specific post deployment issues, committing crimes. Recruiting/Retention – The strategy of how the Army plans to recruit, maintain, and let go of certain Soldiers across the Total Force. (Retention programs, and stop- loss) Training – Training as it applies to preparing for and improving future Army operations. Includes new forms or training- not routine topics- which show how the Army adapts to new threats/issues and then trains its Soldiers to become more skilled at addressing said issue. (New doctrines) Unit organization- Organization and structure of units and troops. Includes BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure structure stories, studies, impacts, support for, future rounds) but not budget/$ topics, BCT (Brigade Combat Team) reorganization, end strength (drawdown), Human/Materiel reset, force structure. Not related to: every day current ops. Human/Materiel Reset - Programs and initiatives designed to boost Army personnel readiness or Programs and initiatives designed to boost Army equipment availability. Women in the Army (WITA) - Official Army terminology is Women in the Services Review (WISR). The role of women in the Army, women in combat, role of women in shaping future force-- uniform changes for women, women in combat, opening of new MOS, new fields opening, female milestones (first XXX) (not sexual assault/rape) Modernization Plans - Everything that is brand new for the Army: technologies, vehicles, all sorts of gadgets, special facilities, etc. This is different from Army Modernization in that plans are set to occur rather than being discussed or tested. Network (Modernization)- Anything related to the Army Network. Includes NIE Soldier/Squad/Other protection (Modernization)- Any modernization plans, strategy, or execution to improved the safety and operational capability of the Soldier or his squad. Includes equipment for the Soldier himself (Body armor) and also to help him operate (cameras, gear, etc). Vehicles (Modernization)- Includes JLTV, GCV, other vehicles. Other Modernization - Current/Future Programs, Improvement, Contracts, Modernization Strategy. (Basically any modernization that does not apply to Soldier/Squad, Network, or Vehicles). Current Programs - News on current Army programs or systems other than improvements. ACP: Reform & Restructure 4. Stewardship: Topics highlighting the Army acquisition practices, program management, and energy related issues. Energy - Army Energy- operational energy, energy access and security, energy initiatives, energy-efficiency efforts. Budget – Topics about the budget as it relates to the Army. This can include cuts or increases in funding of benefits, equipment, or personnel. These article must focus more on the monetary budget elements of these topics to be coded here.
4 Topics and LOEs supporting 4 Army Campaign Plans Remain Army Strong (CO 1.0, 2.0) Ready and Resilient Suicide Prevention Sexual Harassment & Prevention Substance Abuse Transition PTSD / TBI / IDES Win Current Fight & Sustain the Force (CO 3.0, 4.0, 6.0) Army Profession Institutional Leader Development Continuing Leader Development Prepare for Tomorrow (CO 5.0, 7.0) Army of the Future Modernization NIE Regionally Aligned Forces Asia Pacific focus Future operations Asymmetric Threats Reform & Restructure (CO 8.0, 9.0) Investment & Stewardship Energy Budget