(a)The Army Staff shall furnish professional assistance to the Secretary, the Under Secretary, and the Assistant Secretaries of the Army and to the Chief of Staff of the Army.
(b)Under the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of the Army, the Army Staff shall—
(1)subject to subsections (c) and (d) ofsection
3014 of this title, prepare for such employment of the Army, and for such recruiting, organizing, supplying, equipping (including those aspects of research and development assigned by the Secretary of the Army), training, servicing, mobilizing, demobilizing, administering, and maintaining of the Army, as will assist in the execution of any power, duty, or function of the Secretary or the Chief of Staff;
(2)investigate and report upon the efficiency of the Army and its preparation to support military operations by combatant commands;
(3)prepare detailed instructions for the execution of approved plans and supervise the execution of those plans and instructions;
(4)as directed by the Secretary or the Chief of Staff, coordinate the action of organizations of the Army; and
(5)perform such other duties, not otherwise assigned by law, as may be prescribed by the Secretary.
In subsection (a), the word “furnish” is substituted for the word “render”.
In subsection (b)(1), the words “power, duty, or function of” are substituted for the words “power vested in, duty imposed upon, or function assigned to”.
In subsection (b)(2), the words “all questions affecting” and “state of” are omitted as surplusage.
1986—Pub. L. 99–433, § 502(b)(3), substituted “The Army Staff: general duties” for “General duties” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 99–433, § 502(b)(1), inserted “and to the Chief of Staff of the Army”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–433, § 502(b)(2), substituted “authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of the Army” for “direction and control of the Secretary” in introductory provisions, inserted “subject to subsections (c) and (d) ofsection
3014 of this title,” and substituted “(including those aspects of research and development assigned by the Secretary of the Army), training, servicing, mobilizing, demobilizing, administering, and maintaining” for “, training, serving, mobilizing, and demobilizing” in cl. (1), substituted “to support military operations by combatant commands” for “for military operations” in cl. (2), and amended cl. (4) generally. Prior to amendment, cl. (4) read as follows: “act as agent of the Secretary and the Chief of Staff in coordinating the action of all organizations of the Department of the Army; and”.
1958—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 85–599substituted “prepare for such employment of the Army” for “prepare such plans for the national security, for employment of the Army for that purpose, both separately and in conjunction with the naval and air forces”.
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