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COLONEL THOMAS M. JORDAN is commander of the 3d Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, at Fort Meyer, Virginia. He was a Strategic Analyst in the Commandant’s Initiative Group from June 1998 to June 1999. He has commanded an infantry rifle company, and served as operations officer of a mechanized infantry battalion in the United States and Germany. He most recent assignments include Chief of Warplans, G3, III Corps at Fort Hood, Texas; Commander of 2-16 Infantry at Fort Riley, Kansas; and Strategy Planner, Strategy Division, J5, the Joint Staff, Washington, DC. Colonel Jordan holds a B.A. in Political Science from Upper Iowa University, an M.P.A. from Troy State University, and a Masters in Military Art and Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. His military education includes ranger and airborne training, Command and General Staff College, the School of Advanced Military Studies, and the Army War College.
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Authored by COL Thomas Jordan, Professor Douglas C. Lovelace, Jr., Dr. Thomas-Durell Young.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has launched an ambitious planning initiative that could have a major impact upon how resources are allocated among the military departments and the combatant commands. This monograph addresses how well Theater Engagement Planning methodology has been designed and implemented and offers recommendations to improve the existing process.