Joint Functional Component Command for Global Strike and Integration

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The Joint Functional Component Command for Global Strike and Integration (JFCC-GSI) is a component of US Strategic Command. The Command was established on 19 July 2006,[1] under the command of Lieutenant General Robert J. "Bob" Elder Jr., who also doubles as the commander of the 8th Air Force.

Mission[edit]

The official mission statement says that "JFCC-GSI optimizes planning, integration, execution and force management of assigned missions of deterring attacks against the U.S., its territories, possessions and bases, and should deterrence fail, by employing appropriate forces."[2]

Operations[edit]

JFCC GSI integrates all elements of military power as it conducts, plans and presents global strike effects. Operations include:

  • Leads integrated operational planning among all USSTRATCOM Components
  • Provides integrated analysis of the command’s global mission capabilities
  • Develops and provides Global Strike and Integration execution recommendations
  • Supports USSTRATCOM’s Strategic Command and Control mission
  • Operational and tactical control of global strike forces as directed
  • Coordinates tasking to other joint components and service task forces for synchronizing USSTRATCOM operational and tactical mission planning and execution needs
  • Supports USSTRATCOM nuclear command and control and force execution responsibilities

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USSTRATCOM History". USSTRATCOM Public Affairs. Retrieved 8 December 2006. 
  2. ^ "USSTRATCOM Organization". USSTRATCOM Public Affairs. Retrieved 8 December 2006.