COCOM Commanders: Are you satisfied with your current force provider?
Hello, Combatant Commander! How are you this morning?
I’m calling today to ask you if you’re one hundred percent satisfied with your current force provider. Are they treating you right? Are you getting the properly equipped, trained and sustained troops you need for the various conflicts in your Area Of Responsibility?
That's great. I respect loyalty. I really do. But at what point must you sacrifice quality for that loyalty? At what point does loyalty become an obstacle to mission completion?
For instance, does your force provider fill every FTN on time and with the specified grades and MOSs? Or does it frequently fill slots with “in lieu of” MOSs and personnel a grade or two below what you specifically requested?
Does your force provider often have a hard time meeting LAD for personnel deploying to your COCOM? Does your force provider actually allow reclamas for WIAS taskers? And when your force provider finally sends you deployers of the wrong rank and specialty, a…
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