consisted of 58 core members, with an additional six system-of-system analysts as needed, organized for the purpose of aiding in the rapid establishment of a joint task force (JTF) headquarters.
Following Millennium Challenge 2002, in which the SJFHQ
concept was tested and further refined, DOD tasked USJFCOM to develop a prototype SJFHQ
and build the necessary policies and procedures to assist the geographic combatant commands (GCCs) in implementing the concept.
The 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) also suggested expanding the concept of SJFHQ
(CE) to additional two- and three-star component headquarters.
Elements of the SJFHQ
deployed to Haiti in the spring of 2004, but the headquarters element and all its planning tools were not yet fully operational.
Besides the US SJFHQ
, the African Union can also examine the UN's Standby Force High Readiness Brigade (SHIRBRIG), which maintains an 11-member permanent "planning element.
O'Hanlon, who oversees the SJFHQ
development and implementation efforts.
When a JTF is established, the SJFHQ
takes over as its headquarters staff, enabling more proactive and coherent planning and quicker use of capabilities than can be accomplished by the traditional ad hoc approach, Bartell said.
name gave a perception to some people that we were a headquarters.
is twice as large as the JFCOM prototype, but the additions are critical to a fully capable and integrated [C.
Pacific Command's SJFHQ
, the DJFHQ is dependent on satellite services for effective command and control.
and the component commands did not have enough trained and experienced personnel to conduct full spectrum information operations.
The deployable joint command and control will provide the materiel solution for the SJFHQ