STANDARD: The student will respond with 70% accuracy to the
multiple choice subcourse examination requiring
recall and application of instructions.
REFERENCE: The material contained in this lesson was derived
from the following publications:
Planning involves a detailed and systematic examination of all aspects of contemplated
operations. Adequate, practical planning is essential to the success of any military
undertaking. The larger the unit, the greater the need to foresee and plan for long-range
future operations. An annex is an integral part of an order that deals with one aspect of
an operation, and its purpose is to keep the basic text of an order short. Annexes provide
information and direction to subordinate and supporting units of the command. Annexes
are issued to units or agencies whose actions are affected by the annex.
PART A - UMT MOB DOCTRINE
1. Doctrinal Principle #1.
On a unit level the Chaplaincy mobilizes as does the rest of the Army. However, because
the requirement to place chaplains to maximize denominational coverage, the Chief of
Chaplains will control the assignment of chaplains to units.
Operationally, MOB STA Staff Chaplains will cross level chaplains in accordance with
guidance from DACH.
a. Sustaining and nurturing the spiritual health and readiness of the soldier is fully
addressed by accomplishing the comprehensive religious support mission. The
soldier's ability to survive and grow because of faith in God, trust in leaders, and
knowledge that the soldier's family is cared for and supported ensures spiritual
readiness to face the devastating realities of combat.
b. The UMT must provide this spiritual nurture along the entire spectrum of the
soldier's movement from garrison to the forward-most point of deployment for
combat. As integral members of the unit and of the installation support activity,
UMTs provide comprehensive religious support to the following: