type Department
Label Joint Task Force
Reference Joint Pub 3-0 page II-16; Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 23 March 1994
Aliases JTF
Definition A Joint Task Force is composed of assigned or attached elements of the Army, the Navy or the Marine Corps, and the Air Force, or two or more of these Services, which is constituted and so designated by the Secretary of Defense or by the commander of a unified command, a specified command, or an existing joint task force.