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Lesson Index: [ Introduction | Lesson Objective | Overview | Organization of Joint Forces | Air & Space Expeditionary Task Force | AETF Composition | Air & Space Expeditionary Forces | AETF Command Structure | NOBLE ANVIL AETF | COMAFFOR-Key Concepts | Dual Chain of Command | Evolution of JFACC Concept | JFACC Evolution Mitchell | JFACC Evolution Kenney | JFACC Evolution Momyer | JFACC Evolution Post-Vietnam | Early JFACC Exercises | Impediments to JFACC Concept | JFACC in Desert Storm | JFACC in Joint Doctrine | Selecting a JFACC | JFACC Authority & Responsibility | Supported/Supporting Commander | Purpose of JFACC | JFACC Command Relationships | JFACC Operations | JFACC Basing Options | Differing Perspectives of JFACC | Integration of Assets | Interdiction and Deep Operations | Theater Air & Missile Defense | Summary | Quiz ]

Title: AETF Composition

Action: Begin with a background image that shows the ability of forces to move anywhere, anytime. Also, show the following bulleted text as mentioned in the following narration:

Voice: The AETF is the organization designated for providing air and space power wherever it is required. AETFs are packages of capabilities, normally established for a temporary time, to meet the specific needs of a theater combatant commander. The forces in an AETF are either deployed into the theater or are already in-place. The numbered Air Force, or NAF, is the senior warfighting echelon of the USAF. NAFs conduct theater air and space operations with assigned and attached forces. When participating in a major joint operation, the NAF presents USAF forces to the JFC within the framework of an AETF.

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