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Title: JFACC in Desert Storm

Action: Present graphics that show how integrated airpower was used effectively in Desert Storm, and presen the following bullet list as mentioned in the narration:

  • Commander US Central Command (JFC) - provided guidance and direction
  • JFACC staff planned and executed the air campaign plan
  • JFACC controlled all overland fixed wing assets
  • Good cooperation among the Allies and Services
  • Voice: The first effective utilization of the JFACC concept occurred in DESERT STORM. During DESERT STORM, the JFC provided the necessary guidance and direction to the JFACC. The JFACC staff planned and executed the air campaign plan and controlled all overland fixed wing assets. In other words, all overland fixed wing assets were tasked on his air tasking order. In spite of the problems associated with any new organization, there was good cooperation among the services and, especially among the allies in the coalition.

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