joint force commander


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joint force commander

A general term applied to a combatant commander, subunified commander, or joint task force commander authorized to exercise combatant command (command authority) or operational control over a joint force. Also called JFC. See also joint force.
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Special operations provide joint force commanders and chiefs of mission with discrete, precise, and scalable options that can be synchronized with activities of other interagency partners to achieve United States Government objectives.
(13) Military police who are performing well within the joint environment add value and relevance to the joint force commander and the Military Police Regiment in order to develop strategic-level leaders.
In the absence of definitive environmental guidance within applicable international agreements, joint force commanders should establish guidance in the operation order/operation plan that will protect force health, limit adverse public health impacts, consider the U.S.
The SAA is "responsible for the control, operation, and maintenance of an airfield to include runways, associated taxiways, parking ramps, land and facilities whose proximity affect airfield operations." Although this is normally an Air Force mission, the joint force commander may designate an Army airfield operations battalion to serve as the SAA.
Deployed AFSOF are normally presented under a single AFSOC Airman who reports to a joint force commander. In essence, there may be more than one Air Force tiger in-theater.
For example, for all the promises of culling senior officer numbers your predecessor merely announced the appointment of a further four-star post, the new Joint Force Commander, but has failed to implement any of the suggested reductions.
Performing the operations objectives requires the Joint Force Commander to determine with his commanders, as soon as possible, the critical information requirements.
That is why so-called "gap analyses" are nothing more than highly subjective, qualitative statements that sound like, "The joint force commander lacks the capability to do_____." There is nothing rigorous or analytical about this, so why beat around the bush?
If there is reason for the joint force Commander to consider the potential use of nuclear weapons by adversaries against U.S.
Malaysian Army Joint Force Commander Lieutenant General Datuk Allatif Mohd Noor, who sent off the peacekeepers on Sunday, said he hoped that the soldiers would perform with dedication and professionalism.
Johnson maintains that the authority to establish fire support coordination measures that affect the theater campaign plan should be withheld by the joint force commander.
Logistics collaboration provides better command and control through connectivity and visibility and enhanced coordination between J3 and J4, improving the visibility of the joint force commander's (JFC) priorities.

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