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Standing Joint Force Headquarters. Joint Center for Lessons Learned Quarterly Bulletin. Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2004

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This Bulletin is focused on the Joint Forces Command JFCOM Standing Joint Force Headquarters Core Element SJFHQ CE. This important headquarters is the prototype for the SJFHQ elements being established at each of the combatant commands, which will provide a fully trained, fully operational joint headquarters staff capable of immediately deploying to operational requirements within a combatant commanders area of responsibility. Whether the operation involves disaster relief, humanitarian assistance, or a variety of combat operations, the SJFHQCE is able to establish command and control immediately upon arrival. Rear Admiral OHanlon, Commander SJFHQCE, introduces the series of Bulletin articles with an overview of the unit. This is followed by an article written by Major Chuck Cosenza, USA, titled SJFHQCE Its Origin, Implementation and Prospects for the Future, which discusses the history of the SJFHQCE. The next article is SJFHQCEPlanning Into The Future, in which Mr. John Eldridge, PoliticalMilitary Planner, details pre-crisis and crisis planning functions. In the fourth article, SJFHQCE Operations Group, LTC Tom Coleman, US Army, provides an overview of the organization and functions of the Operations Group, along with its roles and tasks. The next two articles provide information on the logistics function of the SJFHQ. In The SJFHQCE Logistics Organization, Mr. Brad Jublou, Lead Logistics Planner, gives information on the organization, and pre-crisis and crisis planning. This is followed by Logistics Common Relevant Operational Picture, by Mr. Ron Bullard, Logistics Operations Group Chief. AN OVERVIEW OF INTERNAL TRAINING, by Mr. William Barns, Internal Training Coordinator, is the seventh article. In it, Mr. Barns describes the internal training program developed to ensure the SJFHQCE personnel are fully trained to perform their duties. In the eighth Bulletin article, SJFHQ In the Political Military World, Mr. John Eldridge, discusses

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  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

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