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Encyclopedia > General Staff

A General Staff is a group of professional military officers who act in a staff or administrative role under the command of a general officer. Any holder of an office or of a post may bear the title officer. ... You may be looking for information on: musical staff employees or volunteers in an organization quarterstaff or staff (stick) staff of office staff (building material) Leopold Staff (1878–1957), a Polish poet Bowstaff There is also the homophone staph, a bacterial infection. ... Organisational use In some organisational analyses, administration can refer to the bureaucratic or operational performance of mundane office tasks, usually internally oriented. ... General is a military rank, in most nations the highest rank, although some nations have the higher rank of Field Marshal. ...

The following are designations used in the United States Armed Forces: The armed forces of the United States of America consist of the United States Army United States Navy United States Air Force United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard Note: The United States Coast Guard has both military and law enforcement functions. ...

The G-1 is the compoment Chief of Staff for Personnel.

The G-2 is the component intelligence staff officer.

The G-3 is the component Chief of Staff for Plans, Operations, and Training; sometimes called the Operations Officer.

The G-4 is the component Logistics Officer.

The G-5 is the Civil Affairs or Public Affairs office.

The G-6 is the component command, control, communications, and computer systems staff officer, and is frequently the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the component.

The G-7 is the Joint Operations Staff office. Very few organizations have a G-7 office; most of the offices are J-7, at the Department of Defense level. The United States Department of Defense, abbreviated DoD or DOD and sometimes called the Defense Department, is a civilian Cabinet organization of the United States government. ...

The G-8 is the Resource Management office.

At lower command levels (air group, squadron, regiment, battalion), the G designations are replaced by S designations.

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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Army General Staff Identification Badge (417 words)
The Army Staff Identification Badge is a decoration of the United States Army and is awarded to those personnel who serve for one year as a member of the Army General Staff.
General Douglas MacArthur first proposed an Army General Staff Badge in 1931, but it was not until 1933 that the United States War Department authorized the decoration.
General Franks, after graduation from Armed Forces Staff College, was posted to The Pentagon in 1976 where he served as an Army Inspector General in the Investigations Division.
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