The mission of the Future Concepts Directorate is to serve as the Judge Advocate General's Corps' (JAGC) subject matter expert on the application of the law to future conflict by assessing the legal requirements of the future operational environment, to propose and review Army doctrine, and to provide an intellectual foundation and disciplined approach to design, develop, and field a globally responsive future JAG Corps.
Future Concepts Directorate (FCD) executes its mission along three lines of effort.
- Future. FCD serves as the subject matter expert on the application of the law to future conflict (LOAC-F), and serves as an enduring partner to the Department of Defense, the Interagency, NGOs, think tanks, and Academia in order to prepare the Army and the JAGC for the future operational environment.
- Doctrine. FCD provides timely, ethical, responsive, and purposeful support and analysis to the Army's doctrine development organizations.
- Strategic Initiatives. FCD provides timely, ethical, responsive, and purposeful support and analysis to the organizations within the JAGC that are the proponents of strategic initiatives.
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