Information gathered is ultimately conveyed as a situation report (SITREP
) rather than an answered PIR.
army.mil/doctrine/DR_pubs/dr_a/pdf/fm6_99.pdf (last visited May 15, 2014) (detailing types of reports including situation reports (SITREPs
544th Engineer Dive Team SITREPs
, 15 January30 March 2010, Operation Unified Response, USAES History Office.
The 90,000 or so documents which range from daily situation reports or sitreps
, to intelligence leads and assessments, lifts the fog of war that has enveloped Afghanistan and provides us a picture of the bloody, and often dirty, campaign being undertaken by the United States and its allies to defeat the Taliban and the Al Qaeda.
Parker describes the presentation as "reality-based and interactive." She focuses on the consequences of DUIs, using information from actual sitreps
and showing photos of local wrecks provided by the Virginia Beach Police Department's Traffic Safety Unit.
Prior to this development, generating the SITREP
was a labor-intensive effort that involved "cutting and pasting" the various SITREPs
from field installations into the command's SITREP
, which was then forwarded up the chain to Air Force level.
The following are selected paragraphs from the daily SITREPs
that were submitted to key senior officers to provide feedback on tempo and progress as we conducted Trident Warrior 08 experimentation.
There's lots of realistic dialogue, peppered with references to SITREPs
(situation reports) and other military jargon, and a vast cast of fully drawn characters.
Routine information includes daily and weekly SITREPS
, intelligence rollups, and other specified reports that are produced on a defined schedule to account for information accumulated over a period of time.
Additionally, military commands are required by both internal procedures and state procedures to provide situation reports (SITREPS
) on a frequent and regular basis to their regular commands.
Every Soldier entering the COE should fully understand his unit standing operating procedures (SOPs) for communicating air combat element (ACE) reports; size, activity, location, unit, time, and equipment (SALUTE) reports; and situation reports (SITREPs