SEJPME 1 Module 15 Test
1) In order to gain the insight and foresight required to make effective decisions, leaders at every level must seek to create a... [Show More] _____ of the complex environment. [objective229]
2) The use of capabilities oriented functional task forces, such as special operations and counter improvised explosive device (IED) task forces, is a significant evolution in joint task force organization. [objective230]
3) A supporting commander's missions may not always align with the supported commander's priorities. What best practice addresses this problem? [objective233]
The supporting commander must expect that sometimes the support he or she provides to the supported commander may have a higher priority than his or her own missions. Therefore, the supporting commander should provide the support and internally resolve any unintended consequences.
The supporting commander should recognize that the support he or she provides to the supported commander may have an even higher priority than his or her own missions. He/she should address to both the supported commander and/or establishing authority any real or perceived risks to planned or ongoing missions.
The supported commander should understand that his or her priorities will sometimes conflict with those of the supporting commander. Therefore, the supported commander should align his or her priorities to avoid these conflicts.
Conflicts between supported and supporting commander mission priorities are rare. The supporting commander must immediately address any conflicts directly to the establishing authority for resolution.
4) Which of the following can be described as the most powerful command relationship in terms of gaining access to additional capabilities? [objective232]
tactical control (TACON)
operational control (OPCON)
5) Military forces operating in another sovereign country must account for certain limits to their actions in achieving mission accomplishment. Which of the following is an operational environment key insight that explains why their actions may be limited? [objective231]
Commanders cannot always achieve a full understanding of the geopolitical environment within the host nation due to the pace in which the battlespace geometry changes.
The actions of battlespace owners (BSOs) operating with host-nations and non-coalition partners are significantly limited unless joint task force commanders provide the BSO with "coordinating authority."
Host nation and non-coalition players may not recognize or heed the military-centric viewpoint of BSO joint operating areas (JOA) and areas of operation (AO).
Host nations and non-coalition partners do not cooperate with military commanders because they distrust the intentions of the U.S. [Show Less]