George M. Gross

George M. Gross ( is a civilian employee of the United States Marine Corps on Quantico MCB, Virginia.  He has a Ph.D. in political science and has taught at Temple University.  Before coming to Quantico, he was a civilian employee of the Army at Fort Bragg, NC.  This article expresses his views and not those of the Army, the Marine Corps, the Department of Defense, or any government agency

Does the shift in the language of concept development from the operational concept to the joint operating concept make the former term obsolete or does it leave out something important?