functional component command

functional component command

A command normally, but not necessarily, composed of forces of two or more Military Departments which may be established across the range of military operations to perform particular operational missions that may be of short duration or may extend over a period of time. See also component; Service component command.
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Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Joint Force Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, and the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization already provide liaison officers to USPACOM, and their participation would allow the vital contributions of those supporting organizations.
The GSSAP will also support Joint Functional Component Command for Space tasking to collect space situational awareness data, allowing for more accurate tracking and characterization of man-made orbiting objects.
The GSSAP will also support Joint Functional Component Command for Space to collect space situational awareness data, allowing for more accurate tracking and characterization of man-made orbiting objects.
The Missile Defense Agency, the US Air Force's 30th Space Wing, the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense conducted the integrated exercise and flight test.
Captain William Johnson, US Navy Chief of Staff, US Joint functional component command for integrated missile defence, said: "Global operations present a number of challenges for the missile defence community, which includes the command and control of operations simultaneously occurring in multiple regions, operational control of capabilities and supported and supporting relationships.
and commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Global Strike, U.
The USMTM to Saudi Arabia is a joint training mission and functional component command under the military command of the US Central Command.
William Shelton (Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space and Global Strike) to be able to tell the combatant commander, General James Cartwright (Commander, U.
Strategic Command, or STRATCOM, for potential nuclear operations during and after the Cold War set up a new command unit, called the Joint Functional Component Command Space and Global Strike, or JFCCSGS, early in 2005 to accomplish military offensive missions provided by the Nuclear Posture Review, a comprehensive blueprint of nuclear strategy the Defense Department submitted to Congress four years ago.
A COCOM may exercise his authority, as outlined in Joint Publication (JP) 0-2, Unified Action Armed Forces (UNAAF), to establish a standing functional component command to operate in both peacetime and wartime as the COCOM's single face for logistics in the theater.
26) We propose that the Defense Department simply take the next step and transform such ad-hoc arrangements into a truly functional component command.
12) USMTM is a joint training mission and functional component command under the auspices of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM).

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