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Joint Enabling Capabilities Command provides decisive joint communications, planning and public affairs support to the Joint Force that will meet the emerging requirements of Combatant Commands and Joint Task Force-capable headquarters.

The JECC is headquartered in Norfolk, Va. along with JPSE. JCSE is located in Tampa, Fla., As a team, the JECC delivers unmatched joint operational command and control enablers to joint force commanders conducting emergent full spectrum operations.

JECC delivers unmatched joint operational command and control enablers to joint force commanders conducting emergent full spectrum operations. Through its subordinate joint commands, JECC:

  • Delivers superior enabling capabilities during operations
  • Produces innovative solutions for mission success
  • Engages with combatant commands and other joint partners
  • Sustains readiness through multifaceted training
  • Provides seamless integration with emerging partner requirements

By consistently delivering a high value product to the joint force, the JECC has become the Department of Defense's principal source of rapidly deployable joint planning, public affairs and communications professionals trained to enhance a joint force commander's capacity to command and control joint operations. JECC operational support can be received through GRF requests, the Request for Forces process or re-quests by General Officers/Flag Officers. JECC exercise support can be requested through the Joint Training Information Management System.

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JECC consists of two subordinate commands that provide flexible, expeditionary joint planners, public affairs and communications experts who are experienced in complex joint operations.

JCSE SealJoint Communications Support Element, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, provides rapidly deployable, scalable, en route and early-entry communications capabilities across the full spectrum of operations in order to enable rapid action by the joint force.

JPSE SealJoint Planning Support Element, headquartered at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, provides ready, tailored, rapidly deployable joint planners and public affairs professionals with expertise to accelerate the formation and increase the effectiveness of a joint force headquarters during emerging operations.


The JECC's subordinate joint commands operate and train regularly with all geographic combatant commands, maintain cross-domain awareness and bring recent experience to rapidly evolving operational environments. The JECC's subordinate elements are highly adaptable and can be tailored in size and capability. Their performance in peacetime and in war has ensured that the JECC is the trusted enabler of joint command and control capabilities in complex operational environments.