Army Briefer’s guide

Briefings are the most efficient and common means to present information to commanders, staffers, Soldiers, or other specified audiences. You conduct briefings when your listeners need information quickly, when they can get together conveniently, and when they need to decide how to act on that information. Briefings are often preferred to written or even electronic communication because they are direct, […]

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SITUATION/UPDATE BRIEFING FORMAT (S2)

SITUATION/UPDATE BRIEFING FORMAT (S2)

Used to keep the commander’s higher and lower staff updated and advised on the reporting commander’s critical situation. INTRODUCTION Greeting. Identification of self, if appropriate. Scope: Define the coverage of the briefing in terms of time, geographic limits, or specific topics.   BODY Weather report and forecast. Terrain, if appropriate. Recent and present enemy activity. Other appropriate items (i.e., there […]

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STAFF BRIEFING (GENERAL)

Army Staff Briefing

PURPOSE The staff briefing is to secure a coordinated or unified effort. This briefing may involve the exchange of information, the announcement of decisions, the issuance of directives, or the presentation of guidance. The staff briefing may include the characteristics of the information, decision, and mission briefings. PROCEDURES Commands normally schedule staff briefings on a periodic basis. The attendees are […]

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