type Department
Label Joint Task Force
Documentation This is a POSSIBLE Joint Task Force Structure. A Joint Task Force contains Service components even when operations are conducted through functional components. All service and functional components are depicted, any mix of them can constitute a joint force. There may also be a Coast Guard component in a joint force.
Reference Joint Pub 3-0 page II-16; Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 23 March 1994 page 207
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.