20-W107 Joint Force Structure and Operations.txt

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  1. Consitutional Roles of the Military
    • - Preamble: "...provide for the common defense..."
    • - Civilian control of the military
    • - Congress roles:
    • - - Raise armies
    • - - Declare war
    • - President
    • - - CinC
  2. National Security Act of 1947
    • - Established National Security Council
    • - Created National Military Establishment
    • - Created the post of Secretary of Defense
    • - Defined Unified and Specific commands
    • - Legitimized the Joint Chiefs
  3. 1949 Changes to National Security System
    • - National Military Establishment renamed Department of Defense
    • - SecDef
    • - - Placed over other secretaries
    • - - Principal advisor to President
    • - - Placed in chain of command
  4. 1986 Goldwaters-Nichols Act
    • - Combatant commanders get operational control
    • - Chain: President -> SecDef -> Unified commanders
  5. 2002 Homeland Security Act
    • - Prevent terrorist activities
    • - Reduce U.S. vulnerabilities
    • - Minimize damage if attacked
    • - Help with natural disasters
  6. Origin of the Joint Chiefs
    - WWII: U.S. representatives to the "Combined Chiefs of Staff"
  7. Role of the National Security Council
    Advise the president on integration of Domestic, Foreign, and Military policies as related to National Security.
  8. Roles of the Armed Forces
    • - Army: Land Combat
    • - USMC: Land operations essential to navy warfare
    • - Navy: Sea Combat
    • - Coast Guard: Law Enforcement
    • - SOCCOM: Operations using Special Operations Forces
    • - USAF: Air & Space Combat
  9. Concepts of Joint Operations
    • - Roles: Purposes for which services were established by law
    • - Functions: Responsibilities assigned by President & SecDef
    • - Missions: Tasks assigned by Pres or SecDef to a combatant command
  10. Definition of 'Joint'
    Activities, operations, etc. in which two or more services participate
  11. Specified Command
    • - Broad, continuing mission, normally functional
    • - Established by the President
    • - Single military department
    • - AKA: Specified Combatant Command
  12. Unified Command
    • - Broad, continuing Mission
    • - Significant forces
    • - 2+ departments
    • - Single strategic direction
    • - Services train & equip forces
  13. Combatant Command
    • - Unified or Specified
    • - Single commander
    • - Established by President
    • - Geographic or functional responsibilities
    • - Missions assigned by Pres or SecDef
  14. Joint Forces Command
    • - Transformation Laboratory
    • - Develop joint warfighting strategies & capabilities
    • - Define & test joint warfighting concepts
  15. Strategic Command
    • - Deter attacks
    • - Control strategic nuclear forces
    • - Global Strike, missile defense, IO, C4ISR
    • - Assure U.S. space access, satellites
    • - Employ forces to achieve national objectives
  16. Special Operations Command
    • - Counter-Paramilitary
    • - Counter-narcotics
    • - Guerilla
    • - Psy warfare
    • - Civil education
    • - Insurgency
  17. Transportation Command
    - Air, land, sea transport
  18. Joint Task Force
    • - Joint force
    • - So designated by SecDef, COCOM, UCOCOM, or JTF Commander
    • - Geographic or functional
    • - Disolved when goal is complete or no longer needed
  19. Historical Joint Operations
    • - Vicksburg
    • - - Joint campaign
    • - - Army (Gen Grant), Navy (ADM Porter)
    • - - No regulatory authority increases difficulty
    • - Desert One (Iran, 1980)
    • - Urgent Fury (Grenada, 1983)
    • - - Goldwater-Nichols direct result
    • - - Showed need for improvements in joint doctrine & operations
    • - Just Cause (Panama, 1990)
    • - - Validated joint operations (Goldwater-Nichols)
    • - Desert Shield/Storm
    • - - US CentCom
    • - - Unity of Effort & teamwork
    • - - Operational agility (Speed of coalition forces)
  20. Functional Commands
    • - Soccom: Combat-ready SOF, Service-like functions
    • - JFCOM: Transformation laboratory
    • - Transcom: Single manager for DOD transport
    • - Stratcom: Space, Satellite systems, use of strategic forces.

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