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Set up a USJTF Command Post USJTF Task 11

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Terminal Learning Objective • Action: Learn how to set up a USJTF Brigade or Higher command post to support USJTF members in the field at a Major USJTF event or Operations around then world. • Conditions: Online Presentation • Standards: Be able to effectively deploy, set up, and maintain the USJTF Command post to support USJTF Airsoft Forces at big games and events with planning areas, and on the field intelligence.

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Reasons for a Command post • The USJTF Command post Setup gives teams the ability to plan pre Airsoft game maneuvers, set up high tech computer systems such as the USJTF Battle-Net, and to track both friendly and enemy troops in one facility. • Pre Airsoft Game operations such as briefings and planning require such a facility for units to be effective for the Operation or event they are attending. • Gives the Officer in Charge (OIC) a centralized hub for command and control.

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Locations The USJTF Command Post Can be set up in a variety of locations Airsoft Operations Airsoft Skirmish Games USJTF Hosted Operations USJTF Training Locations USJTF Training Games During (CPX) Command Post Exercise Drills (Training sessions that focus on how to use the command post with the staff and the commander moving simulated troops)

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The USJTF Command Post (Set up the same way)

UAV Feed USJTF BattleNet (Intel)

CP KEY

Briefing Comp

Light

EXT Space for charger's Computer

INTEL Side

Map Board

Briefing Room

Chair Table Power Supply

Friendly force Tracker USJTF BattleNet (OPS)

Generator

Guard shack

Wire (Power) Walls/Camo net Projector

Operations Side Generator 100ft from USJTF Command post

Screen for projector Only Entrance Guard Shack Sand Bags 10X10 Pop UP

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Items needed • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Tables (6 Foot) (12) Chairs (Lawn) (19) Easy pop up Canopies (10X10) (4) Computer, Laptop (Intel) MIN (1) MAX (2) Computer, Laptop (Operations) MIN (1) MAX (2) CAMO Net by location terrain camouflage (60X60) Projector Screen and projector (1 of each) Power Supply with four ports and grounding plug (5) Cord Electrical 100 Feet (6) Cord Electrical 25 feet (12) Map (Area of operation 5 by 5 feet) (1) Lights, Car 100V (Hung up in ceiling ) (5) Generator: At least a 4,400 Watt 120V Rated system Sandbags (To mask generator noise) (100)

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Roles of the Command post • • • • • • • •

Act as the nerve cell for all USJTF Operations Collect and distribute vital information to USJTF Units Collect enemy intelligence information Collect friendly intelligence information Provide conference rooms for Senior staff meetings Provide briefing areas for field commanders Store and operate USJTF Digital Computer Systems Provide map boards for tracking of friendly and enemy elements

• Most important: Provide coffee and goodies to staff (J/K)

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Pre Game Functions • The USJTF Command Post is configured to not just host battlefield command and control, as it holds many roles. Briefings: Briefings are held in the command post for all events and operations. The command post provides a safe and secure area (To the enemy) to converse in. Brigade commanders should brief all company commanders before every operation. Divisions should brief Brigades and so on.

Meetings: Senior Staff and Senior commanders can host meetings in the Conference rooms on request.

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Duties of the Command post (guard shack) • Strike Team Element in shifts are the security for the USJTF Command post at major Games and events. • Limits entry to USJTF Members only by the rank designated by the (OIC) Officer in charge or other designated members by Pass (This is briefed to the SNCO Senior Sergeant of the guard shift by the OIC). Also Salutes Senior Officers when passing into the command Post (COL-LTG) are required. • Patrols outer perimeter for enemy listeners. NO NON USJTF Entry or listening permitted unless authorized by the OIC of USJTF Forces for the event! • Usually manned by a Strike Team (Min three members with a USJTF NCO) • Senior security NCO Reports all breaches of security to the USJTF(OIC) Officer in Charge Security force mission: To keep USJTF Plans and operations secret!

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Duties of the Command post (Commander) • Oversee USJTF Command post operations and work with the Intelligence and Operations Officer on all duties. •

Check Enemy and Friendly situations, reports, and intelligence and make a feasible command decision on where and how to move forces

Ensure any updated intelligence or Movement orders by the staff are immediately passed to friendly units

Work with Battlefield commanders keeping constant communications with USJTF Units Post up a guard roster for the USJTF Command post for all USJTF Teams at the event to follow and brief the guard force to your requirements to entry to the command post.

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Duties of the Command post (Operations Officer) • Track current update of all friendly units in the Airsoft Area of operations by either map with Unit Markers or Digitally VIA computer using the USJTF Battle-net system •

Ensure commander is updated with accurate friendly forces information

Ensure any updated intelligence or Movement orders by the commander are immediately passed to friendly units

Update and track Friendly forces losses and situation reports

Move forces VIA Radio around the battlefield on order of the commander

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Duties of the Command post (Intel Officer) • Track current update of all Enemy units in the Airsoft Area of operations by either map with Unit Markers or Digitally VIA computer using the USJTF Battle-net system •

Ensure commander is updated with accurate Enemy forces information

Ensure any updated intelligence or Movement orders regarding the enemy are immediately passed to friendly USJTF units

Update and track Enemy forces losses

Receive SALUTE Reports from friendly units and log them into either the battle board of the USJTF Battle-net system

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Usjtf task 11 (set up a usjtf command post)