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The designation of a support relationship does not alter ADCON.
A deployed brigade staff must establish a clear understanding of the proper channels and relevant battalion action officers involved in processing FLIPLs and other ADCON actions.
We couldn't do anything with respect to formal ADCON, but could address additional duties, especially if leadership of the staff agencies was under discussion.
As the highest echelon Army-specific GCMCA in theater, III Corps (ARFOR) found little difficulty in maintaining two geographically-based standing panels, drawn from the post draw-down 25,000 Servicemembers directly ADCON to III Corps for military justice purposes.
While all of the Theater MIBs are under ADCON of the U.
Finally, the battalion served in Baghdad with operational control over one of the modular "Echo" companies of sappers from a 4th Infantry Division combined arms battalion maneuver task force, a civil affairs company, the BCT's reconnaissance troop, an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) company, and the battalion's headquarters company, while retaining ADCON of the military intelligence and reconnaissance troops.
When not deployed, the I Corps commander at Fort Lewis will provide ADCON and Title 10 support, including training readiness oversight, to attached FORSCOM units.
Before we look at the command relationship, it is worthwhile to review the definitions for ADCON and TACON.
But the active-duty commanders share ADCON or administrative control with AFRC.
When specified, ADCON may be shared with the Air Force service component commander or COMAFFOR.
They fulfill their responsibilities by exercising ADCON through the CDRs of the Service component commands assigned to CCMDs and through the Services for forces not assigned to the CCMDs.
ILO, EMSG, OPCON, ADCON, and TACON were all acronyms heard during the Regimental Chapter's monthly Professional Development Luncheon held November 30 at the Langley Officers Club.