From Sacred Cow to Agent of Change: Reconceiving Maneuver in Light of Multi-Domain Battle and Mission Command

By Russell W. Glenn and Ian M. Sullivan

About the Authors

Dr. Russell Glenn serves as Director, Plans and Policy; Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2; U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. He is author of the recently published Rethinking Western Approaches to Counterinsurgency and author/editor of the forthcoming Trust and Leadership: The Australian Army Approach to Mission Command due out in 2018 as part of the Association of the United States Army book program.

Mr. Ian M. Sullivan, a Defense Intelligence Senior Level (DISL) officer, serves as the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2 for ISR and Futures at the US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC G-2) at Ft. Eustis, VA.  He serves in this role as the Senior Advisor for ISR and Futures, where he is responsible for understanding, describing, and assessing the Army’s future Operational Environment (OE) in support of leader development, concept development, capability design, and training and readiness.  Mr. Sullivan is a career civilian intelligence officer who has served with the Office of Naval Intelligence, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2 at the Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, and as an Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) cadre officer at the National Counterterrorism Center, where he served in several leadership positions.  He was promoted into the Senior Executive ranks in June 2013 as a member of the ODNI’s Senior National Intelligence Service.