joint force air component commander


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joint force air component commander

The commander within a unified command, subordinate unified command, or joint task force responsible to the establishing commander for making recommendations on the proper employment of assigned, attached, and/or made available for tasking air forces; planning and coordinating air operations; or accomplishing such operational missions as may be assigned. The joint force air component commander is given the authority necessary to accomplish missions and tasks assigned by the establishing commander. Also called JFACC. See also joint force commander.
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According to Lieutenant General Ralph Jodice, the Joint Force Air Component Commander for Operation Unified Protector:
(15.) The PACAF commander is the theater commander of Air Force forces (COMAFFOR), theater joint force air component commander (JFACC), and theater AADC.
The author's second purpose is to stir debate by offering reasoned opinions on command and control, amphibious, mine countermeasures, strike, air defense, maritime intercept, the joint force air component commander (JFACC), and "jointness" aspects of U.S.
Control of joint assets employed beyond the fire support coordination fine, regardless of boundaries, is the responsibility of the joint force air component commander.
Sixth Fleet Commander, was the joint force maritime component commander; Major General Margaret Woodward, Seventeenth Air Force Commander, was the joint force air component commander; Brigadier General Christopher Haas, USA, Special Operations Command Africa, was the joint special operations task force commander; and Brigadier General Michael Callan, Seventeeth Air Force Vice Commander, led the air component coordination element.
The author shows in detail how definitions and terms have destroyed the command authority of the joint force air component commander (JFACC) and relegated air component capabilities solely to the support of surface maneuver commanders.
to a unit to perform a mission without specifying how it is to be accomplished." (8) Three different documents published to lower Air Force and joint air units result in the mission type orders for Airmen: (1) the joint air operations plan (JAOP) contains the commander's intent for each phase of the operation, and (2) the air operations directive (AOD) includes the joint force air component commander's (JFACC) intent for a specific (3) air tasking order (ATO) or period of time.
It provides visibility of JSOTF activities to the Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) staff for coordination, synchronization, and integration of SOF air, surface, and subsurface operations.
Since then, JP 3-30, Command and Control for Joint Air Operations, has defined the JACCE as a facilitator that integrates "joint air power by exchanging current intelligence, operational data, support requirements, and by coordinating the integration of [the joint force air component commander's] requirements for [airspace coordinating measures], fire support coordination measures, [personnel recovery], and [close air support].
This potentiality could hardly be inferred and would require extensive justification and coordination by Joint Force Air Component Commander (JFACC) staff members to ensure the Joint Force Land Component Commander (JFLCC) Provost Marshal's and/ or Joint Security Coordinator's staff tasked it appropriately and provided the requisite oversight to ensure the approach and departure corridor security mission was not subsumed by the MP corps' numerous other mission sets and competing JFLCC priorities.
The DIRMOBFOR serves as the designated agent for all air mobility issues in the AOR or JOA, and for other duties as directed." (21) However, because the DIRMOBFOR represents the commander of Air Force forces rather than the joint force air component commander, the director must work with the AOC's commander and its air mobility division for intratheater airlift operations.
Second, execution of the Gulf War air campaign raised animosity among the Services when the JFC delegated responsibility for targeting to a joint force air component commander (JFACC) who disregarded targets submitted by the other component commanders.

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