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18: The Staff Package

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    This chapter covers:

    • SSS Fundamentals
    • Completing the SSS Form
    • Assembling the Package
    • Coordinating the Package
    • Sample SSS and eSSS

    When you have a staff package that must be coordinated, whether the package is a single page or several volumes, you need something to pull the package together and guide it through the staffing process. Some commands use a software application, such as Task Management Tool, for the staffing process. However, Air Force Form 1768, Staff Summary Sheet, is still used throughout the Air Force. The Staff Summary Sheet (known as "SSS" or "triple-S") is the first page of a staff package or the body of the e-mail for the electronic SSS (eSSS).

    This discussion here applies to all staff packages where Air Force Form 1768 or its e-mail cousin, the eSSS, is used. Air Force Form 1768 is currently generated by a software application (AF IMT 1768, 19840901, V5 as of this writing) which may be printed for paper packages or sent as an attachment to an e-mail and signed digitally by coordinating officials. Regardless of the method used, paper or electronic, SSS fundamentals, arrangement, and coordination remain the same.


    This page titled 18: The Staff Package is shared under a Public Domain license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by US Air Force (US Department of Defense) .

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