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US Joint Forces Command, Combatant Command, Functional/Unified

Definition/Scope: US Joint Forces Command succeeded the US Atlantic Command on 7 October 1999. The Command headquarters remained in Norfolk, VA. Is one of ten Unified Combatant Commands of the United States military. Unlike the six commands with responsibility for war plans and operations in specified portions of the world, USJFCOM is a functional command that provides specific services to the military, leading the transformation of the U.S. military through experimentation and education.



Used For:

ACOM
Atlantic Command
JFCOM
LANTCOM
US Army Forces Atlantic
US Atlantic Command
US Joint Forces Command
USACOM

Acronym:

JFCOM
USJFCOM

Broader Terms:

DoD Commands
Joint activities support
Norfolk VA
Unified Command Plan
unified commands
US MACOM

Narrower Terms:

Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration
Air Combat Command
Commander, Joint Forces Command
Cruise Missile Support Activity
Defense Distribution Center
Defense Energy Support Center
Defense Logistics Agency
Defense Supply Center (Columbus)
Defense Supply Center (Philadelphia)
Defense Supply Center (Richmond)
Force Provider
Iceland Defense Force
Joint Battle Center
Joint Center for Operational Analysis
Joint Close Air Support
Joint Combat Capability Developer
Joint Combat Identification Evaluation Team
Joint Communications Support Element
Joint Forces Intelligence Command
Joint Futures Laboratory
Joint Innovation and Experimentation Directorate
Joint Personnel Recovery Agency
Joint Reserve Unit
Joint Task Force Six
Joint Warfare Analysis Center
Joint Warfighting Center
Marine Forces Atlantic
Net-Enabled Command Capability
Special Operations Command Joint Forces Command
transformation
US Army Forces Command
US Fleet Forces Command
US Forces Azores
US Forces Dominican Republic

Related Terms:

Advanced Joint Planning
AFRICOM
Battlefield Awareness and Data Dissemination
CENTCOM
EUCOM
Force Medical Protection
Integrated Collection Management
JFCOM
Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation
Joint Countermine
joint experimentation
joint forces
Joint Integration and Interoperability of Special Operations
Joint Logistics (ACTD)
joint training
Millenium Challenge
Multinational Experiment
Multinational Experiment 4
NORTHCOM
PACOM
Semi-automated Imagery Processing
SOCOM
SOUTHCOM
STRATCOM
Theater Air Missile Defense
training transformation
TRANSCOM
Urban Resolve 2015
Virginia


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