The Army's mission "to perform prompt and sustained combat on land" implies
the readiness to go at any time with what we have in manpower and material
Effective firepower and mobility depend on our ability to
perform the maintenance necessary to keep equipment and material in
To maintain combat effectiveness, we need to
strengthen our entire maintenance system, with emphasis on the user level.
Our equipment continually becomes more complex.
This all adds to the
requirement for improved maintenance at all levels. The growing demands for
force readiness mean that we must approach our maintenance responsibility
with added enthusiasm. How does a supervisor manage maintenance? Why does
he or she manage maintenance?
What about all the other things that a
supervisor must manage, such as supply, training, operations, and personnel?
This subcourse answers some of those questions.