Combined Joint Task Force - 101
Definition/Scope: Combined Joint Task Force (CJTF) - 101 was the responsible task force for Regional Command (RC) - East from April 2008 through June 2009. It is located at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan and is named from its assigned unit, the 101st Airborne Division out of Fort Campbell, KY. This task force gives a single joint command responsible to USCENTCOM and to the Secretary of Defense for all military functions in the country. It establishes a full-time senior presence. The commander on the ground developed very close personal and professional relationships with Afghan military and political leaders, as well as senior members of the Afghan transitional authority.
Acronym:CJTF - 101
Broader Terms:US Central Command, Combatant Command, AOR/Unified