A Recce Sub Unit - part of the Sub-Unit Command SeriesSub-Unit Command Series

Sub-Unit Command is an exciting privilege – unprecedented freedom and autonomy. But there’s more to it than just using the experience you’ve gained in the run-up to the job.

It is the first time you have a staff beneath you. It’s also the peak of team leadership – the last time you can know the names and faces of all those beneath you. Below are the articles from The Army Leader’s Sub-Unit Command Series. They will set you up for success as you enter command.

As well as these, you’ll want to read the Field Officer series of articles here, which give you an idea about the wider skills you’ll need to master in command and beyond.


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A MODEX for mission command

MODEX and Mission Command

Model Exercises and Mission Command By Des Fitzgerald In 2016 I was employed as a contractor on the British Army’s STRIKE concept experiment.  The final element of the experiment was a three-week Virtual Environment exercise in the Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (CATT) for a STRIKE Company Group. There were a whole range of approved tactical…