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What ADP/ADRP covers mission command?



What is the Army's operational concept?

unified land operations


how are unified land operations accomplished?

through decisive action


what is decisive action

the simultaneous combination of offensive, defensive, and stability operations that set the conditions for favorable conflict resolution


what is the exercise of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commanders intent to empower agile and adaptive leaders in the conduct of unified land operations?

mission command


what are the six principles of mission command?

build cohesive teams through mutual trust
create shared understandings
provide a clear commanders intent
exercise disciplined initiative
use mission orders
accept prudent risk


who are unified action partners?

unified action partners are those military forces, governmental and nongovernmental organizations, and elements of the private sector with whom army forces plan, coordinate, synchronize, and integrate during the conduct of operations.


what is unity of effort?

unity of effort is coordination and cooperation toward common objectives, even if the participants are not necessarily part of the same command or organization- the product of successful unified action


what is the commanders intent

the commanders intent is a clear and concise expression of the purpose of the operation and the desired military end state that supports mission command, provided focus to the staff, and helps subordinates and supporting commanders act to achieve the commanders desired results without furthers orders, even when the operation does not unfold as planned


what are mission orders?

mission orders are directives that emphasize to subordinates the results to be attained, not how they are to achieve them


what is the art of command?

the art of command as the creative and skillful exercise of authority through timely decision-making and leadership