“To develop, organize, train, equip and sustain Army forces for the conduct of prompt and sustained ground operations to accomplish the AFP mission.”
To organize, train, equip, deploy, support and sustain ground forces to defeat the CTM by 2010, destroy the ASG and contain the SPSG in order to establish a physically and psychologically secure environment conducive to national development.
Organize, train and equip Army forces for the conduct of prompt and sustained combat operations on land;
Prepare such units as may be necessary for the effective prosecution of national defense plans and programs and Armed Forces mission, including the expansion of the peacetime ARMY component to meet any emergency;
Develop, in accordance with the other Major Services, tactics, techniques and equipment of interest to the Army on field operations;
Train, organize and equip all ARMY reserve units; and
Perform such functions as the higher authorities may direct.