Whalen Jr., Robert P.
May 2007
Military Review;May/Jun2007, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p31
The article focuses on the achievements of Task Force Phantom in the Iraq War. It says that the task force depicted an uncommon case of the doctrinal use of a long-range surveillance (LRS) company in combat. One of the lessons learned from the experiences of the task force include the elimination of most of the support burden on three-star headquarters staff and reinforcement of the continuity and coherence of surveillance to boot in the addition of analysts and planners to the headquarters.


Related Articles

  • Report from the Military Law Task Force. Hiken, Marti // Guild Notes;Winter2006, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p24 

    The article focuses on the report from Military Law Task Force which signifies a strong opposition against war in Iraq. The task force was contacted by a group of active-duty government issue who petitions the U.S. Congress to bring the troops back through an "Appeal for Redress." Organizations...

  • Task Force Raven elements filling critical roles. Garcia, Lisa // Army Communicator;Fall2010, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p41 

    The article focuses on the vital role of the 392nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, Task Force Raven, in strategic Signal support throughout Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) operations in Umm Qasr, Iraq. The efforts of the Task Force in upgrading the communication infrastructure is essential in the...

  • SADDAM HUSSEIN 2003: 'The Fat Man' and the Tyrant. M. H. Q. // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Autumn2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p30 

    The article discusses U.S. commandos' pursuit and eventual discovery of elusive Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein during the Iraq War. The unsuccessful assault on a mansion in Mosul, Iraq by U.S. Task Force 20 is described. Hussein was eventually discovered hiding in a spider hole on farm he had...

  • Task Force China in Baghdad. Durante, Arthur A. // Infantry;May/Jun2004, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p19 

    Presents an article on the experiences of Task Force China in Baghdad, Iraq in 2003. Details of its mission to seize and retain a series of east-west road junctions north of Objective Saints along Highway 8, against the forces of Saddam Hussein; Occupation of Objective Saints late in the...

  • Ask the Cyber-Insurgent: Are Information Operations a decisive form of operational warfare? Norris, Jan C. // Army Communicator;Spring2008, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p15 

    The article discusses the effectiveness of Information Operations (IO) as an operational warfare tool for the U.S. military. It cites the need for the establishment of a Joint Cyberspace Surveillance Targeting Cell to enhance the focus and scope of cyber-surveillance and targeting for forces...

  • VQ-2 Shines in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Batten, Hugh N. // Naval Aviation News;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p20 

    Focuses on the performance of the Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 2 Rangers in the United States' Operation Iraqi Freedom. Inclusion of the sensor system improvement program mission avionics suite, consisting of state-of-the-art signals intelligence intercept, information management and...

  • KNOW YOUR BEAT: NATIONAL GUARD UNIT CONDUCTS LONG RANGE SURVEILLANCE IN IRAQ. Manning, Mike // Infantry;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p14 

    The article discusses the author's experience of commanding the 173rd U.S. Infantry Detachment Long Range Surveillance during a deployment in Iraq in 2005 in support of the Operation Iraqi Freedom III. The group lacked communication and laser aiming devices. He emphasizes the importance of the...

  • Review of Report to Congress by Defense Science Board Task Force Assessing the Fulfillment of Urgent Operational Needs. Beasley, William E. // ITEA Journal of Test & Evaluation;Jun2010, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p169 

    The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. have highlighted the continuing need to improve the Department's ability to rapidly respond to urgent warfighter requirements against a highly adaptive enemy. The Department has created or modified numerous urgent needs processes to assist in countering enemy...

  • 'The Surge'  // Army Logistician;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p22 

    The article focuses on a task force, Task Force 385 of the U.S. Army and Navy. Between February and April 2004, the task force supervised the movement of equipment through the port of Ash Shuaiba, Kuwait, during the transition from Operation Iraqi Freedom I to Operation Iraqi Freedom II. This...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics