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Commander explains science of planning

by Col. Raymond E. Briggs Jr.
86th Maintenance Group commander

Dwight Eisenhower would often quote 19th century Prussian field marshal Helmuth von Moltke the elder by stating, “Plans are nothing; planning is everything.” Von Moltke also wrote, “No plan of operations extends with any certainty beyond the first contact with the main hostile force,” which we have reduced to the axiom, “No plan survives first contact with the enemy.”

July 25, 2013 ×