Joint Forces Command

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Not to be confused with the two NATO Joint Force Commands, at Brunssum (in the Netherlands), and Naples or the United States Joint Forces Command, disestablished in 2011.
Joint Forces Command
Joint Forces Command badge.jpg
Active 2012 -
Country  United Kingdom
Branch  Royal Navy
 British Army
 Royal Air Force
Type Command
Garrison/HQ Eastbury, Hertfordshire
General Sir Christopher Deverell

The United Kingdom Joint Forces Command (JFC) manages allocated joint capabilities from the three armed services.


The command, which was established following the Levene Report into Defence Reform published in June 2011,[1] achieved Initial Operating Capability in April 2012 and reached Full Operating Capability in April 2013.[2]


On 2 April 2012, the following organisations transferred to the Joint Forces Command, giving JFC a total of some 30,000 military and civil personnel:


Commanders have been:


  1. ^ Defence Reform Part 9
  2. ^ MOD news - Establishment of JFC retrieved 05 Apr 2012
  3. ^ RAF Air Rank Appointments List 07/11 retrieved 1 December 2011
  4. ^ "New senior military officers appointed". Inside Government. 24 January 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "The Secretary of State announces new Senior Appointments in the Armed Services". Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 

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