What does the article contain?
- What is a staff officer?
- Command officer versus staff officer.
- How to become a staff officer.
- Staff officer grades.
- Staff assistants.
- The role of a staff officer and standards.
- The art and science of military planning.
- Staff officer branches and ‘new’ prefixes.
- Civil-military cooperation and examples of staff officer appointments.
- The doctrine of completed staff work, as well as how to promote and coach it.
- Types of staff systems.
- Perspectives on staff officers
- TV series, useful document, further reading and references.