joint force


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joint force

A general term applied to a force composed of significant elements, assigned or attached, of two or more Military Departments operating under a single joint force commander. See also joint force commander.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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He noted that joint force integration would ensure that joint operations were 'seamless, achieve economy of efforts and yet potent enough to achieve desired end-state under a unified command structure.'
military uses joint concepts to inform its investments in future force readiness and, in the words of the NDS, to "evolve innovative operational concepts." Put simply, a joint concept proposes a way to employ the joint force to solve a military problem when existing solutions are ineffective or nonexistent.
Other narratives ranged from allegations that the attacking group had stormed the center, expelling the joint force and then shooting at those surrounding the area, to accounts that the incident was the result of a dispute that took place between a group led by Arqoub's son, Youssef, and the joint force, which escalated into an armed shootout.
The League has talked about such a joint force for more than half a century, but it has never come to anything.
Under this contract, General Dynamics will provide continuously adaptive education, training assessments, experimentation and infrastructure for training and real-world operations that serve as the foundation of learning for joint force development.
AFSOF are an integral part of a subunified joint force; they prescribe to similar dictates of Air Force doctrinal principles and tenets.
Multiple factors drove this framework including Congressional interest, the Commission on Wartime Contracting, various Government Accountability Office reports on contracts and management of contractors, and the Joint warfighter desire to better employ contractors and enable our future Joint Force capabilities.
* Joint Force Logistics: Joint Logistics Enterprise Leadership - Synchronize J-4 communications across the Joint Logistics Enterprise;
FUTURE OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR JOINT FORCE
The joint logistics community has new guidance on how the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), Admiral Mike Mullen, sees the future of joint force operations.
Let me highlight some of the shifts that knowledge enablement has allowed for the Joint Force and why it would appear that our mission has expanded to include cyberspace, an area wherein we have actually been resident for some time.

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