In this article, Bridges and Navarro identify some critical elements of the mobilization process that they believe are currently deficient and require greater attention to enable the US Army to execute a short-notice, full-scale mobilization.
Their recommendations include the development and maintenance of mobilization plans, rehearsal of concept drills and mobilization exercises to test and refine installation mobilization plans.
- Do you think the ADF needs to be prepared to mobilize a force similar to those deployed during WWI or WWII?
- If so, how prepared do you think we are to mobilize personnel on that scale?
- What, if anything, do we need to do in order to be better prepared to execute a short-notice, full scale mobilization?