joint movement center


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joint movement center

The center established to coordinate the employment of all means of transportation (including that provided by allies or host nations) to support the concept of operations. This coordination is accomplished through establishment of transportation policies within the assigned operational area, consistent with relative urgency of need, port and terminal capabilities, transportation asset availability, and priorities set by a joint force commander. Also called JMC. See also concept of operations.
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The draft update to Joint Publication 4-09, Global Distribution, incorporates changes such as the JDDOCs, located on the combatant commander's staff to replace the function of the Joint Movement Center.
The Joint Movement Center plans, apportions, allocates, coordinates, and de-conflicts transportation by developing a theater movement plan that meshes inter-theater movements with their reception and onward transportation to the final destination.
The MCT's mission included joint movement center (JMC) request prioritization and container management.
As a result, USTRANSCOM, in its role as the Secretary of Defense-designated distribution process owner (DPO), in concert with USCENTCOM, DLA, and Army Materiel Command, developed the DDOC concept based upon the Joint movement center concept in order to improve the overall theater distribution system.
The organization responsible for managing these movements through Europe, as well as the movement of EUCOM-based forces, is the Joint Movement Center (JMC) located in Stuttgart, Germany.
Central Command (USCENTCOM), Joint Movement Center, Camp Doha, Kuwait
For example, the Joint Movement Center (JMC) took on the responsibility to coordinate the use of transportation resources available in Afghanistan.
I worked daily not only with the staff contracting officer, but also the supply and services staff, NAVEUR [Navy Forces Europe] liaison officers, Judge Advocate as well as the Joint Petroleum and Joint Movement Center staff.

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