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By D. Reveron

With the U.S. military enjoying an ever expanding primary position in American overseas coverage, strangely little awareness has been paid to the position of nearby Commanders-in-Chief (CINCs) in either enforcing and shaping kinfolk with numerous nations. Wielding large strength and significant assets, either army and financial, those officials also are diplomats, advisors, and intermediaries among different nations and the Washington coverage technique. This booklet explores the function those army commanders play in modern U.S. overseas coverage.

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Combatant commanders have neither the autonomy nor pose a threat to the center as the Roman proconsuls did, who always presented a threat to Rome. Though General Tommy Franks, General Wesley Clark, and General Charles Wilhelm were significant policy actors, they were never truly as autonomous as Caesar was. Though referred to as the American Caesar, even General Douglas MacArthur was fired by President Truman. Combatant commanders are highly dependent on their chains of command, particularly the secretary of Defense, accountable to Congress, and limited by their short terms of command lasting only two to three years.

In addition to the higher goals of strengthening civilian control, improving military advice, and other improvements to Defense operations, Goldwater–Nichols targeted the DOD budgeting process with the intent to establish the combatant commanders as at least equals of, if not superiors to, the individual Services when setting budget priorities. ”62 On the bill’s passage, Congressman Nichols said that this bill “fulfills the aims of President Eisenhower, who said almost three decades ago, ‘Separate ground, sea, and air warfare are gone forever .

As supreme commander in Europe, Eisenhower was responsible to the Combined Chiefs of Staff and two governments. ”22 To bring balance was always a challenge and he found it difficult to satisfy his subordinate generals. Of particular note was Eisenhower’s relationship with the British General Bernard Montgomery. ”23 This caused much angst from one of Eisenhower’s key American generals, George S. Patton. Patton wrote in his dairy, “Ike is bound by hand and foot by the British and does not know it.

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