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Definition/Scope: Mission: USARNORTH conducts Homeland Defense (HLD) and Civil Support (CS) operations, and Theater Security Cooperation (TSC) activities, as the Army Service Component Command (ASCC) to U.S. Northern Command in order to protect the American people and their way of life. On order, USARNORTH commands and controls deployed forces as a Joint Task Force (JTF) or Joint Force Land Component Command (JFLCC). Vision: DOD's premiere land-based Homeland Defense response force; a team of highly skilled professionals; interoperable and integrated with federal, state, tribal, and local partners; relevant to America's security and civil support challenges of the 21st century. USARNORTH is not to be confused with NORTHCOM which is a Unified Combatant Command



Acronym:

USARNORTH

Broader Terms:

5th Army
Army Service Component Command
combatant command
Geographic Combatant Commands
NORTHCOM

Related Terms:

Eighth US Army
USARAF
USARCENT
USAREUR
USARPAC
USARSO


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