Enabling Mission Accomplishment: Four Overarching, Interrelated Strategies

To enable mission accomplishment, the Army is executing four overarching, interrelated strategies. These strategies seek to accomplish the Army's mission, consistent with the requirements prescribed by the National Security and Defense Strategies. These strategies are enabling the Army to continue to accomplish its mission today — in service to the Nation — while building and maintaining the capabilities to ensure the Army remains relevant and ready to the needs of the Combatant Commanders tomorrow. The Army is:

Sgt. Melinda Lauderdale, from the 45th Medical Air Ambulance Company, 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion, 30th Medical Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, gears up for a familiarization flight on a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter near Taji, Iraq.

These interrelated strategies serve to unify our collective efforts. Relevant, Ready Landpower depends on Soldiers who are well trained, equipped and led. Soldiers must be supported by high Standards for Quality of Life and modern infrastructure to Enable the Force to Fulfill its Strategic Roles and Missions.

The Army's current posture, initiatives and progress are described within the context of these interrelated strategies. The initiatives demonstrate how the strategies are being executed and, in a broader sense, the resources required to execute them. Transformation is the central thread which runs through each of these strategies.

Army transformation represents much more than improvements in equipment or warfighting methods. It is a multidimensional, interdependent process that involves: