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Posted on Aug 8, 2014 in Tactics101

Tactics 101 099 – Light Fighters

Tactics 101 099 – Light Fighters

This month Tactics 101 focuses on a light infantry battalion during a training rotation at the National Training Center (Fort Irwin, Cal.), to put some meat on the bone in terms of how to employ light infantry.

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Posted on Dec 12, 2013 in Tactics101, War College

Tactics 101 091 – The OODA Loop, Pt. 2

OODA LOOP Speed Up/Slow Down   “In order to win, we should operate at a faster tempo or rhythm than our adversaries—or, better yet, get inside adversary’s Observation-Orientation-Decision-Action time cycle or loop.”   COL John Boyd USAF (Retired)  LAST MONTH In our last article, we began our look into the OODA Loop.  Within the article, we blended a study of The Battle of Gaugamela in the discussion.  The areas we addressed included: 1) A concise study of The Battle of Gaugamela.  2) The origin of the OODA Loop.  3) The genius of John Boyd.  4) Analysis of the actions of OODA Loop – Observe, Orient, Decide, Act.  5) The OODA Loop in practice at The Battle of Gaugamela.  6) Some final thoughts on The Battle of Gaugamela.  7) Lessons learned from Alexander. As we stated last month, we do not consider ourselves the ultimate experts on the “Boyd Cycle”.  However, we are keenly aware of the benefits of a having a good understanding of the OODA Loop.  Hopefully, this...

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