tactical combat force


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tactical combat force

A combat unit, with appropriate combat support and combat service support assets, that is assigned the mission of defeating Level III threats. Also called TCF.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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However, when the threat level exceeds the capability of the organization, the CSB (ME) will provide for additional defensive support through the use of the assigned military police or tactical combat force. This assigned force will provide a needed tactical capability short of assigning a BCT with the protection mission.
Military police were forced to delay or repel North Vietnamese regular forces and guerillas while waiting for the tactical combat forces to move in from outside the city.
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