§ Dr. Moonie
The Office for Standards of Casework (Army) (OSC(A)) will be formally established by 2 April 2001. Work is currently in progress to develop its outline mission, purpose and goals.
Its mission is to oversee the Army's casework processes in order to achieve the armed forces overarching personnel strategy (AFOPS) goals for discipline.
OSC(A)'s purpose and primary function is to keep the Army's disciplinary and administrative casework processes under constant review and to propose measures that will ensure that these processes are working as efficiently as possible.666W
OSCA's objectives and associated tasks are:to eliminate inefficiency and unnecessary delay by monitoring Army disciplinary and administrative caseworkestablish and monitor audit trails for casework progressidentify sources of unnecessary delayanalyse casework to identify trends and issuespropose remedial measuresanalyse priorities for the resolution of issues.
It will also seek to ensure a culture of fairness and justice by promoting consistency in resolving casework throughout the Army, enable the swift and appropriate resolution of casework at the lowest level, continually review the documentary guidelines provided for commanders to ensure they are up-to-date and effective, liaise with all agencies involved in Army casework in order to ensure that their activities are co-ordinated and complementary and confirm that appropriate priority is given to casework at all stages and that standards are maintained.