Conditions: You are the battalion S-1 serving in a tactical environment and your unit is preparing to conduct unified land operations. ́As the battalion primary staff officer, you are required to conduct MDMP as a member of the staff to determine the Human Resources (HR) planning considerations and provide input to the Sustainment Annex of the battalion Operation Order (OPORD). ́You have access to HR enabling systems and the references on the enclosed table. Some iterations of this task should be performed in MOPP 4.

Standards: Prepare an error-free personnel estimate that supports discussion of likely courses of action (COAs) developed during MDMP and present it to the commander for their review. ́Produce the HR portion of the Sustainment Annex that supports the Commander’s intent without error that includes, at a minimum, all critical personnel issues affecting the operation.