Discussion paper(Military Science)
Purpose: Students will apply critical and creative thinking principles learned during Leader Core Competencies and AG Technical lessons to analyze the Army’s strategic roles as discussed in FM 3-0, Operations, October 2017. Students must analyze and discuss integration of HR core competencies(Man the force) and the impact to HR support. This assignment will introduce students to the concept of Large-Scale Combat Operations and the impact on HR core competencies, providing them an opportunity to develop and refine group presentation skills.
2. Additional References:
a. Department of the Army Memorandum 25-52, Staff Action Process and Correspondence Policies, Refer to Figure 20 for Discussion Paper format.
b. FM 1-0, Human Resources Support, 01 April 2014.
c. FM 3-0, Operations, 06 October 2017. 3. Guidance and Requirements:
a. Select a core competency(Man the force) with all of its key functions. Analyze and contrast how HR support is conducted today(Counter insurgency) versus under Large Scale Combat Operations.
b. The paper is a one-page discussion of facts, plus opinions, suggestions, arguments, or matters needing resolution. Information papers are used to provide background and status of an action; to provide information on request; as backup information at briefings; to discuss implications of facts, make interpretations, offer opinions; note opposition, emerging problems, or matters for coordination.
c. Paper will be one page in length.
d. Use Arial font; size 12 point; 1-inch margins.
e. Office symbol will be ATSG-NC and the approved by line an instructor for the course.