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Task Force


(1) A temporary consolidation of troops along a specific operational axis fulfilling the same operational mission. Depending on the situation and nature of the mission, the task force may include several large and small units and various means of reinforcement. During the Great Patriotic War (1941–45), task forces were formed during operations on broad fronts and in difficult terrain where the conditions of the situation complicated organization and maintenance of control and coordination among different groupings operating on different axes.

(2) Liaison party, a group of officers with means of communication who are sent to neighboring forces or staffs to maintain coordination with them or to subordinate units to direct certain groupings of forces.

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Roseller Murillo, commander of the Joint Task Force ZamPeLan, said that Raw-an is associated with the Labang group, particularly Mariano Labang, who was slain in a police operation; Tatong Labang, who is at large for being the principal suspect in the killing of Barangay Lipawan Kagawad Edgar Paculaba; and Boboy Labang, who is also at large after being impleaded in cases of killings.
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Several months ago the two stations organized a joint task force to coordinate efforts, but results were mixed.
JRTC is a premier training facility for advanced collective training for Joint Task Forces.
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In his report to the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Western Mindanao Command (AFP-WestMinCom) chief, Joint Task Force (JTF) Sulu Commander Brig.
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