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Sustainment of Army forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom

battlefield logistics and effects on operations

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Equipment and supplies.,
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Logistics.,
  • Military supplies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEric Peltz ... [et al.].
    ContributionsPeltz, Eric, 1968-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS79.76 .S874 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3397687M
    ISBN 100833038060
    LC Control Number2005010740

    Book Description: Soon after Operation IRAQI FREEDOM began in March , RAND Arroyo Center began a project, completed in January , to produce an authoritative account of the planning and execution of combat and stability operations in Iraq and to recommend changes to Army plans, operational concepts, doctrine, and Title 10 functions. The rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) is a subordinate command of th Theater Sustainment Command (United States). The rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) is located on the Fort Des Moines Joint Reserve Complex in Des Moines, Iowa. The command comprises 62 subordinate units and has command and control of almost 6, Army .

    OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM AND LOGISTICS TRANSFORMATION On 30 March , Congressman Joel Hefley gaveled into order a hearing on logistics lessons from Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and on Army logistics transformation generally. The Congressman was serving as the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Subcommittee on Readiness.   Consequently, during the early months of Operation Iraqi Freedom, sustainment units made War Rig–like adaptions to compensate for their vehicles’ lack of protection and security. Under current equipment authorizations and the Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Strategy, sustainment units are as demilitarized as before but with an enduring.

    Although Army units always had sufficient sustainment support to accomplish their missions and execute operations as planned, during Operation Iraqi Freedom's major combat operations through the fall of Baghdad, on-hand supplies held by maneuver forces were lower than planned for all commodities except fuel. This was driven by limited theater transportation capacity. In several regions, the U.S. has negotiated agreements with allies to provide host-nation support. During the early stages of Operation Iraqi Freedom, for example, the Kuwaiti government provided bulk fuel for American forces. Similarly, coalition military partners may provide specific logistical capabilities to U.S. forces, and vice versa.


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Describes how well the Department of Defense logistics system supported Army forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom, documents the major reasons for shortfalls in performance, provides recommendations for improvement, and points to questions raised with respect to the design of future : Paperback.

Describes how Army forces were sustained with materiel during Operation Iraqi Freedom, examines how well this support performed, and discusses the effects on operations, emphasizing the period from the start of ground combat to the fall of by: 4.

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The major combat operations of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) have been judged from virtually all quarters as a remarkable success, although accompanied by some perceptions that this success was achieved in the face of severe logistics problems. This monograph describes how Army forces were sustained during Operation Iraqi Freedom, examines how well this.

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Halliday, Marc L. Robbins, Kenneth J. Girardini Prepared for the United States Army Approved for public release; distribution unlimited. The Army and the joint force excel in logistics and sustainment.

Iraq War," John Keegan describes U.S. logistics support during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He. The book is organized chronologically, specifically including World Wars I and II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Falklands War, Operation Desert Storm, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. The commanding general for the Combined Armed Support Command (CASCOM) presents future sustainment trends to conclude the book.

Published: September   After the inception of Operation Iraqi Freedom inthe sustainment community could provide all classes of supply to maneuver forces with few limitations. Task Force 66 to support Atlantic Resolve April 9, — KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – The 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion held a deployment ceremony Jan.

10,to pay tribute to Soldiers from Task Force 66 who will be deploying on a nine-month tour in support of Atlantic Resolve.

Atlantic Resolve provides rotational units with the ability to build readiness. Sustainment of Army Forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom - Kindle edition by Peltz, Eric. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sustainment of Army Forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom. adopted by coalition partners in Operation Iraqi 1Freedom. This monograph also places allied military participation during the operation in context. The Iraqi Freedom experience reconfirms the necessity of coalition building in modern warfare, even when U.S.

Army and Marine Corps ground forces shoulder the largest burden of the war. The research documented in this monograph was conducted as part of a project called Army Logistics in OIF: Key Issues for the Army. The project's goal was to produce an independent assessment of the Army's logistics experience in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

It was sponsored by the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, Headquarters Department of the Army. operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom I to establish the control variables, the change in fuel capabilities as the independent variable, and the effect on operational endurance as the dependent variable.

This provides a definitive example of the impacts of the Army changes in sustainment force structure. The future strategic environment will likely differ from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.3 Recent strategic guidance has also indicated the United States (U.S.) will focus its global presence in the Asia-Pacific region4, presenting a range of different challenges to the military.

This change from an Army at. By David Beaumont. Observations made of logistic performance in military campaigns always subjective. Because wars are inherently different, so too must be the means by which combat forces are sustained.

Yet logistical requirements also change, and frequently, with the operational timings and 'phases' of a campaign. Of the various stages of an operation.

The Association of the United States Army, Institute of Land Warfare, held its Army Sustainment Symposium and Exposition from 22 to 24 June at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.

This year’s event came in the midst of the drawdown of troops and equipment in Iraq and the buildup of resources in Afghanistan.

Get this from a library. Sustainment of Army forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom: battlefield logistics and effects on operations.

[Eric Peltz; Arroyo Center.; Rand Corporation.;] -- This monograph describes how Army forces were sustained during Operation Iraqi Freedom, examines how well this support performed, and discusses the effects on operations with an.

20 March marked the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom with preemptive airstrikes on Saddam Hussein’s Presidential Palace and military targets followed by approximat “boots on the ground” w Navy personnel on ships in the region (Belasco).

OIF was authorized when Iraq was found to be in breach of U.N. Security Council. This monograph describes how Army forces were sustained with materiel during Operation Iraqi Freedom, examines how well this support performed, and discusses the effects on operations, with an emphasis on the period from the start of ground combat to the fall of Baghdad.

The findings should be of interest throughout the Army as well as the broader Department of. The 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)—the "Lucky 13th"—is a U.S.

Army modular sustainment command which serves as a forward presence for expeditionary operations for a theater, or in support of a regional combatant commander. Expeditionary sustainment commands (ESC), such as the 13th, synchronize distribution of supplies and services within. Improving agile combat support for the U.S.

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The 1st Sustainment Brigade was somewhat unique because the brigade had just returned from a very successful month deployment from Operation Iraqi Freedom in December I was taking command of the brigade and was looking at about a to month cycle before I was to deploy the brigade again in April