Naval Power and Force Projection

Summer 2017

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and crisis action planning to optimize their use. CTF 56, 68, and 75 were set up by Commander FIFTH, SIXTH, and SEVENTH Fleets respectively, in order to more effectively employ NECF in U.S. Naval Forces Command and control of U.S. Combatant Command Central Command (CENTCOM), Africa Command (AFRICOM), European Command (EUCOM), and Pacific Command (PACOM) through the formation of Adaptive Force Packages (AFPs). NECF deploys AFPs which are scalable in capability, size and scope; they are task-oriented, consistent with supported-commander requirements, and by their very nature they are expeditionary. EOD/IED & Countermine Symposium 14-15 November 2017 The Mary M. Gates Learning Center, Alexandria, VA COUNTERMINE.DSIGROUP.ORG A MK VI patrol boat assigned to Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1, Det. Guam, maneuvers off the coast of Guam. CRG-1, Det. Guam, is assigned to Commander, Task Force 75, which is the primary expeditionary task force responsible for the planning and execution of coastal riverine operations, explosive ordnance disposal, mobile diving and salvage, engineering and construction, and underwater construction in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alfred A. Coffield/Released) GLOBAL PROJECTION NAVY EXPEDITIONARY COMBAT COMMAND NP&FP and DoD P&E | Summer 2017 | 17

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