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10 USC CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle A - General Military Law

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL MILITARY POWERS

CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

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CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

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Sec.

161. Combatant commands: establishment.

162. Combatant commands: assigned forces; chain of command.

163. Role of Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff.

164. Commanders of combatant commands: assignment; powers and

duties.

165. Combatant commands: administration and support.

166. Combatant commands: budget proposals.

166a. Combatant commands: funding through the Chairman of Joint

Chiefs of Staff.

166b. Combatant commands: funding for combating terrorism readiness

initiatives.

167. Unified combatant command for special operations forces.

168. Military-to-military contacts and comparable activities.

PRIOR PROVISIONS

Prior to enactment of this chapter by Pub. L. 99-433, provisions

relating to combat commands were contained in section 124 of this

title.

AMENDMENTS

2001 - Pub. L. 107-107, div. A, title XV, Sec. 1512(b), Dec. 28,

2001, 115 Stat. 1273, added item 166b.

1994 - Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title XIII, Sec. 1316(a)(2),

Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2899, added item 168.

1991 - Pub. L. 102-190, div. A, title IX, Sec. 902(b), Dec. 5,

1991, 105 Stat. 1451, added item 166a.

1986 - Pub. L. 99-500, Sec. 101(c) (title IX, Sec. 9115(b)(2)),

Oct. 18, 1986, 100 Stat. 1783-82, 1783-124, and Pub. L. 99-591,

Sec. 101(c) (title IX, Sec. 9115(b)(2)), Oct. 30, 1986, 100 Stat.

3341-82, 3341-124; Pub. L. 99-661, div. A, title XIII, Sec.

1311(b)(2), Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3985, amended analysis

identically adding item 167.

Pub. L. 99-433, title II, Sec. 211(a), Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat.

1012, added chapter 6 heading and analysis.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in sections 721, 3013, 3033, 5013,

5033, 5043, 8013, 8033 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 161 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle A - General Military Law

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL MILITARY POWERS

CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

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Sec. 161. Combatant commands: establishment

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(a) Unified and Specified Combatant Commands. - With the advice

and assistance of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the

President, through the Secretary of Defense, shall -

(1) establish unified combatant commands and specified

combatant commands to perform military missions; and

(2) prescribe the force structure of those commands.

(b) Periodic Review. - (1) The Chairman periodically (and not

less often than every two years) shall -

(A) review the missions, responsibilities (including geographic

boundaries), and force structure of each combatant command; and

(B) recommend to the President, through the Secretary of

Defense, any changes to such missions, responsibilities, and

force structures as may be necessary.

(2) Except during time of hostilities or imminent threat of

hostilities, the President shall notify Congress not more than 60

days after -

(A) establishing a new combatant command; or

(B) significantly revising the missions, responsibilities, or

force structure of an existing combatant command.

(c) Definitions. - In this chapter:

(1) The term ''unified combatant command'' means a military

command which has broad, continuing missions and which is

composed of forces from two or more military departments.

(2) The term ''specified combatant command'' means a military

command which has broad, continuing missions and which is

normally composed of forces from a single military department.

(3) The term ''combatant command'' means a unified combatant

command or a specified combatant command.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title II, Sec. 211(a), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1012.)

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MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED IN NEXT ASSESSMENT OF CURRENT MISSIONS,

RESPONSIBILITIES, AND FORCE STRUCTURE OF UNIFIED COMBATANT COMMANDS

Pub. L. 104-201, div. A, title IX, Sec. 905, Sept. 23, 1996, 110

Stat. 2619, provided that: ''The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of

Staff shall consider, as part of the next periodic review by the

Chairman of the missions, responsibilities, and force structure of

the unified combatant commands pursuant to section 161(b) of title

10, United States Code, the following matters:

''(1) Whether there exists an adequate distribution of threats,

mission requirements, and responsibilities for geographic areas

among the regional unified combatant commands.

''(2) Whether reductions in the overall force structure of the

Armed Forces permit the United States to better execute its

warfighting plans through fewer or differently configured unified

combatant commands, including -

''(A) a total of five or fewer commands, all of which are

regional;

''(B) a total of three commands consisting of an

eastward-oriented command, a westward-oriented command, and a

central command;

''(C) a purely functional command structure, involving (for

example) a first theater command, a second theater command, a

logistics command, a special contingencies command, and a

strategic command; or

''(D) any other command structure or configuration the

Chairman finds appropriate.

''(3) Whether any missions, staff, facilities, equipment,

training programs, or other assets or activities of the unified

combatant commands are redundant.

''(4) Whether warfighting requirements are adequate to justify

the current functional commands.

''(5) Whether the exclusion of certain nations from the Areas

of Responsibility of the unified combatant commands presents

difficulties with respect to the achievement of United States

national security objectives in those areas.

''(6) Whether the current geographic boundary between the

United States Central Command and the United States European

Command through the Middle East could create command conflicts in

the context of a major regional conflict in the Middle East

region.''

INITIAL REVIEW OF COMBATANT COMMANDS

Section 212 of Pub. L. 99-433 set out 10 areas to be covered in

first review of missions, responsibilities, and force structure of

unified combatant commands under subsec. (b) of this section, and

directed that first report to President be made not later than Oct.

1, 1987.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 153, 167, 1051 of this

title.

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10 USC Sec. 162 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle A - General Military Law

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL MILITARY POWERS

CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

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Sec. 162. Combatant commands: assigned forces; chain of command

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(a) Assignment of Forces. - (1) Except as provided in paragraph

(2), the Secretaries of the military departments shall assign all

forces under their jurisdiction to unified and specified combatant

commands or to the United States element of the North American

Aerospace Defense Command to perform missions assigned to those

commands. Such assignments shall be made as directed by the

Secretary of Defense, including direction as to the command to

which forces are to be assigned. The Secretary of Defense shall

ensure that such assignments are consistent with the force

structure prescribed by the President for each combatant command.

(2) Except as otherwise directed by the Secretary of Defense,

forces to be assigned by the Secretaries of the military

departments to the combatant commands or to the United States

element of the North American Aerospace Defense Command under

paragraph (1) do not include forces assigned to carry out functions

of the Secretary of a military department listed in sections

3013(b), 5013(b), and 8013(b) of this title or forces assigned to

multinational peacekeeping organizations.

(3) A force assigned to a combatant command or to the United

States element of the North American Aerospace Defense Command

under this section may be transferred from the command to which it

is assigned only -

(A) by authority of the Secretary of Defense; and

(B) under procedures prescribed by the Secretary and approved

by the President.

(4) Except as otherwise directed by the Secretary of Defense, all

forces operating within the geographic area assigned to a unified

combatant command shall be assigned to, and under the command of,

the commander of that command. The preceding sentence applies to

forces assigned to a specified combatant command only as prescribed

by the Secretary of Defense.

(b) Chain of Command. - Unless otherwise directed by the

President, the chain of command to a unified or specified combatant

command runs -

(1) from the President to the Secretary of Defense; and

(2) from the Secretary of Defense to the commander of the

combatant command.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title II, Sec. 211(a), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1012; amended Pub. L. 100-180, div. A, title XIII, Sec.

1313, Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1175; Pub. L. 100-456, div. A, title

VII, Sec. 711, Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1997; Pub. L. 104-201,

div. A, title X, Sec. 1073(a), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2657.)

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AMENDMENTS

1996 - Subsec. (a)(1) to (3). Pub. L. 104-201 substituted ''North

American Aerospace Defense Command'' for ''North American Air

Defense Command''.

1988 - Subsec. (a)(1) to (3). Pub. L. 100-456 inserted ''or to

the United States element of the North American Air Defense

Command''.

1987 - Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 100-180 inserted before period at

end ''or forces assigned to multinational peacekeeping

organizations''.

IMPLEMENTATION OF ASSIGNMENT OF FORCES TO COMBATANT COMMANDS

Section 214(a) of Pub. L. 99-433 provided that section 162(a) of

this title shall be implemented not later than 90 days after Oct.

1, 1986.

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10 USC Sec. 163 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle A - General Military Law

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL MILITARY POWERS

CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

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Sec. 163. Role of Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

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(a) Communications Through Chairman of JCS; Assignment of Duties.

- Subject to the limitations in section 152(c) of this title, the

President may -

(1) direct that communications between the President or the

Secretary of Defense and the commanders of the unified and

specified combatant commands be transmitted through the Chairman

of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and

(2) assign duties to the Chairman to assist the President and

the Secretary of Defense in performing their command function.

(b) Oversight by Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff. - (1) The

Secretary of Defense may assign to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs

of Staff responsibility for overseeing the activities of the

combatant commands. Such assignment by the Secretary to the

Chairman does not confer any command authority on the Chairman and

does not alter the responsibility of the commanders of the

combatant commands prescribed in section 164(b)(2) of this title.

(2) Subject to the authority, direction, and control of the

Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

serves as the spokesman for the commanders of the combatant

commands, especially on the operational requirements of their

commands. In performing such function, the Chairman shall -

(A) confer with and obtain information from the commanders of

the combatant commands with respect to the requirements of their

commands;

(B) evaluate and integrate such information;

(C) advise and make recommendations to the Secretary of Defense

with respect to the requirements of the combatant commands,

individually and collectively; and

(D) communicate, as appropriate, the requirements of the

combatant commands to other elements of the Department of

Defense.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title II, Sec. 211(a), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1013.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 153 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 164 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle A - General Military Law

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL MILITARY POWERS

CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

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Sec. 164. Commanders of combatant commands: assignment; powers and

duties

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(a) Assignment as Combatant Commander. - (1) The President may

assign an officer to serve as the commander of a unified or

specified combatant command only if the officer -

(A) has the joint specialty under section 661 of this title;

and

(B) has completed a full tour of duty in a joint duty

assignment (as defined in section 664(f) of this title) as a

general or flag officer.

(2) The President may waive paragraph (1) in the case of an

officer if the President determines that such action is necessary

in the national interest.

(b) Responsibilities of Combatant Commanders. - (1) The commander

of a combatant command is responsible to the President and to the

Secretary of Defense for the performance of missions assigned to

that command by the President or by the Secretary with the approval

of the President.

(2) Subject to the direction of the President, the commander of a

combatant command -

(A) performs his duties under the authority, direction, and

control of the Secretary of Defense; and

(B) is directly responsible to the Secretary for the

preparedness of the command to carry out missions assigned to the

command.

(c) Command Authority of Combatant Commanders. - (1) Unless

otherwise directed by the President or the Secretary of Defense,

the authority, direction, and control of the commander of a

combatant command with respect to the commands and forces assigned

to that command include the command functions of -

(A) giving authoritative direction to subordinate commands and

forces necessary to carry out missions assigned to the command,

including authoritative direction over all aspects of military

operations, joint training, and logistics;

(B) prescribing the chain of command to the commands and forces

within the command;

(C) organizing commands and forces within that command as he

considers necessary to carry out missions assigned to the

command;

(D) employing forces within that command as he considers

necessary to carry out missions assigned to the command;

(E) assigning command functions to subordinate commanders;

(F) coordinating and approving those aspects of administration

and support (including control of resources and equipment,

internal organization, and training) and discipline necessary to

carry out missions assigned to the command; and

(G) exercising the authority with respect to selecting

subordinate commanders, selecting combatant command staff,

suspending subordinates, and convening courts-martial, as

provided in subsections (e), (f), and (g) of this section and

section 822(a) of this title, respectively.

(2)(A) The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that a commander of

a combatant command has sufficient authority, direction, and

control over the commands and forces assigned to the command to

exercise effective command over those commands and forces. In

carrying out this subparagraph, the Secretary shall consult with

the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

(B) The Secretary shall periodically review and, after

consultation with the Secretaries of the military departments, the

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the commander of the

combatant command, assign authority to the commander of the

combatant command for those aspects of administration and support

that the Secretary considers necessary to carry out missions

assigned to the command.

(3) If a commander of a combatant command at any time considers

his authority, direction, or control with respect to any of the

commands or forces assigned to the command to be insufficient to

command effectively, the commander shall promptly inform the

Secretary of Defense.

(d) Authority Over Subordinate Commanders. - Unless otherwise

directed by the President or the Secretary of Defense -

(1) commanders of commands and forces assigned to a combatant

command are under the authority, direction, and control of, and

are responsible to, the commander of the combatant command on all

matters for which the commander of the combatant command has been

assigned authority under subsection (c);

(2) the commander of a command or force referred to in clause

(1) shall communicate with other elements of the Department of

Defense on any matter for which the commander of the combatant

command has been assigned authority under subsection (c) in

accordance with procedures, if any, established by the commander

of the combatant command;

(3) other elements of the Department of Defense shall

communicate with the commander of a command or force referred to

in clause (1) on any matter for which the commander of the

combatant command has been assigned authority under subsection

(c) in accordance with procedures, if any, established by the

commander of the combatant command; and

(4) if directed by the commander of the combatant command, the

commander of a command or force referred to in clause (1) shall

advise the commander of the combatant command of all

communications to and from other elements of the Department of

Defense on any matter for which the commander of the combatant

command has not been assigned authority under subsection (c).

(e) Selection of Subordinate Commanders. - (1) An officer may be

assigned to a position as the commander of a command directly

subordinate to the commander of a combatant command or, in the case

of such a position that is designated under section 601 of this

title as a position of importance and responsibility, may be

recommended to the President for assignment to that position, only

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(A) with the concurrence of the commander of the combatant

command; and

(B) in accordance with procedures established by the Secretary

of Defense.

(2) The Secretary of Defense may waive the requirement under

paragraph (1) for the concurrence of the commander of a combatant

command with regard to the assignment (or recommendation for

assignment) of a particular officer if the Secretary of Defense

determines that such action is in the national interest.

(3) The commander of a combatant command shall -

(A) evaluate the duty performance of each commander of a

command directly subordinate to the commander of such combatant

command; and

(B) submit the evaluation to the Secretary of the military

department concerned and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of

Staff.

(f) Combatant Command Staff. - (1) Each unified and specified

combatant command shall have a staff to assist the commander of the

command in carrying out his responsibilities. Positions of

responsibility on the combatant command staff shall be filled by

officers from each of the armed forces having significant forces

assigned to the command.

(2) An officer may be assigned to a position on the staff of a

combatant command or, in the case of such a position that is

designated under section 601 of this title as a position of

importance and responsibility, may be recommended to the President

for assignment to that position, only -

(A) with the concurrence of the commander of such command; and

(B) in accordance with procedures established by the Secretary

of Defense.

(3) The Secretary of Defense may waive the requirement under

paragraph (2) for the concurrence of the commander of a combatant

command with regard to the assignment (or recommendation for

assignment) of a particular officer to serve on the staff of the

combatant command if the Secretary of Defense determines that such

action is in the national interest.

(g) Authority to Suspend Subordinates. - In accordance with

procedures established by the Secretary of Defense, the commander

of a combatant command may suspend from duty and recommend the

reassignment of any officer assigned to such combatant command.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title II, Sec. 211(a), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1013; amended Pub. L. 100-456, div. A, title V, Sec.

519(a)(2), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1972.)

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AMENDMENTS

1988 - Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 100-456 substituted ''completed

a full tour of duty in a joint duty assignment (as defined in

section 664(f) of this title)'' for ''served in at least one joint

duty assignment (as defined under section 668(b) of this title)''.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section 214(c) of Pub. L. 99-433 provided that: ''Subsections

(e), (f), and (g) of section 164 of title 10, United States Code

(as added by section 211 of this Act), shall take effect at the end

of the 90-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this

Act (Oct. 1, 1986), or on such earlier date as may be prescribed by

the Secretary of Defense.''

WAIVER OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR ASSIGNMENT AS COMBATANT COMMANDER

Section 214(b) of Pub. L. 99-433 authorized President, until Oct.

1, 1990, to waive, on a case-by-case basis, certain requirements

provided for in subsec. (a) of this section relating to assignment

of commanders of combatant commands.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 163, 165, 167, 664 of

this title.

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10 USC Sec. 165 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle A - General Military Law

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL MILITARY POWERS

CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

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Sec. 165. Combatant commands: administration and support

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(a) In General. - The Secretary of Defense, with the advice and

assistance of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shall

provide for the administration and support of forces assigned to

each combatant command.

(b) Responsibility of Secretaries of Military Departments. -

Subject to the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary

of Defense and subject to the authority of commanders of the

combatant commands under section 164(c) of this title, the

Secretary of a military department is responsible for the

administration and support of forces assigned by him to a combatant

command.

(c) Assignment of Responsibility to Other Components of DOD. -

After consultation with the Secretaries of the military

departments, the Secretary of Defense may assign the responsibility

(or any part of the responsibility) for the administration and

support of forces assigned to the combatant commands to other

components of the Department of Defense (including Defense Agencies

and combatant commands). A component assigned such a

responsibility shall discharge that responsibility subject to the

authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense and

subject to the authority of commanders of the combatant commands

under section 164(c) of this title.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title II, Sec. 211(a), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1016.)

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10 USC Sec. 166 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle A - General Military Law

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL MILITARY POWERS

CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

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Sec. 166. Combatant commands: budget proposals

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(a) Combatant Command Budgets. - The Secretary of Defense shall

include in the annual budget of the Department of Defense submitted

to Congress a separate budget proposal for such activities of each

of the unified and specified combatant commands as may be

determined under subsection (b).

(b) Content of Proposals. - A budget proposal under subsection

(a) for funding of activities of a combatant command shall include

funding proposals for such activities of the combatant command as

the Secretary (after consultation with the Chairman of the Joint

Chiefs of Staff) determines to be appropriate for inclusion.

Activities of a combatant command for which funding may be

requested in such a proposal include the following:

(1) Joint exercises.

(2) Force training.

(3) Contingencies.

(4) Selected operations.

(c) SOF Training With Foreign Forces. - A funding proposal for

force training under subsection (b)(2) may include amounts for

training expense payments authorized in section 2011 of this title.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title II, Sec. 211(a), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1016; amended Pub. L. 102-190, div. A, title X, Sec.

1052(b), Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1471.)

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AMENDMENTS

1991 - Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102-190 added subsec. (c).

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section 214(d) of Pub. L. 99-433 provided that: ''Section 166 of

title 10, United States Code (as added by section 211 of this Act),

shall take effect with budget proposals for fiscal year 1989.''

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 153, 167 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 166a 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle A - General Military Law

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL MILITARY POWERS

CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

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Sec. 166a. Combatant commands: funding through the Chairman of

Joint Chiefs of Staff

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(a) CINC Initiative Fund. - From funds made available in any

fiscal year for the budget account in the Department of Defense

known as the ''CINC Initiative Fund'', the Chairman of the Joint

Chiefs of Staff may provide funds to the commander of a combatant

command, upon the request of the commander, or, with respect to a

geographic area or areas not within the area of responsibility of a

commander of a combatant command, to an officer designated by the

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for such purpose. The

Chairman may provide such funds for any of the activities named in

subsection (b).

(b) Authorized Activities. - Activities for which funds may be

provided under subsection (a) are the following:

(1) Force training.

(2) Contingencies.

(3) Selected operations.

(4) Command and control.

(5) Joint exercises (including activities of participating

foreign countries).

(6) Humanitarian and civil assistance.

(7) Military education and training to military and related

civilian personnel of foreign countries (including

transportation, translation, and administrative expenses).

(8) Personnel expenses of defense personnel for bilateral or

regional cooperation programs.

(9) Force protection.

(c) Priority. - The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in

considering requests for funds in the CINC Initiative Fund, should

give priority consideration to -

(1) requests for funds to be used for activities that would

enhance the war fighting capability, readiness, and

sustainability of the forces assigned to the commander requesting

the funds; and

(2) the provision of funds to be used for activities with

respect to an area or areas not within the area of responsibility

of a commander of a combatant command that would reduce the

threat to, or otherwise increase, the national security of the

United States.

(d) Relationship to Other Funding. - Any amount provided by the

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during any fiscal year out of

the CINC Initiative Fund for an activity referred to in subsection

(b) shall be in addition to amounts otherwise available for that

activity for that fiscal year.

(e) Limitations. - (1) Of funds made available under this section

for any fiscal year -

(A) not more than $7,000,000 may be used to purchase items with

a unit cost in excess of $15,000;

(B) not more than $1,000,000 may be used to pay for any

expenses of foreign countries participating in joint exercises as

authorized by subsection (b)(5); and

(C) not more than $2,000,000 may be used to provide military

education and training (including transportation, translation,

and administrative expenses) to military and related civilian

personnel of foreign countries as authorized by subsection

(b)(7).

(2) Funds may not be provided under this section for any activity

that has been denied authorization by Congress.

(f) Inclusion of NORAD. - For purposes of this section, the

Commander, United States Element, North American Aerospace Defense

Command shall be considered to be a commander of a combatant

command.

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(Added Pub. L. 102-190, div. A, title IX, Sec. 902(a), Dec. 5,

1991, 105 Stat. 1450; amended Pub. L. 102-396, title IX, Sec. 9128,

Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1935; Pub. L. 102-484, div. A, title IX,

Sec. 934, Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2477; Pub. L. 103-35, title II,

Sec. 201(a), May 31, 1993, 107 Stat. 97; Pub. L. 105-85, div. A,

title IX, Sec. 902, Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1854.)

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AMENDMENTS

1997 - Subsec. (b)(9). Pub. L. 105-85 added par. (9).

1993 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103-35, Sec. 201(a)(1), substituted

''the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff may provide funds to

the commander of a combatant command, upon the request of the

commander, or, with respect to a geographic area or areas not

within the area of responsibility of a commander of a combatant

command, to an officer designated by the Chairman of the Joint

Chiefs of Staff for such purpose'' for ''the Chairman of the Joint

Chiefs of Staff may provide funds to the commander of a combatant

command, upon the request of the commander, or to the Director of

the Joint Staff with respect to an area or areas not within the

area of responsibility of a commander of a combatant command.''

Subsec. (b)(7). Pub. L. 103-35, Sec. 201(a)(2), struck out second

of two identical parenthetical phrases at end of par. (7) which

read as follows: ''(including transportation, translation, and

administrative expenses)''.

1992 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102-484, Sec. 934(a), which directed

substitution of ''funds to the commander of a combatant command,

upon the request of the commander, or, with respect to a geographic

area or areas not within the area of responsibility of a commander

of a combatant command, to an officer designated by the Chairman of

the Joint Chiefs of Staff for such purpose.'' for ''funds, upon

request,'' and all that follows through the period, could not be

executed because the words did not appear subsequent to the

amendment by Pub. L. 102-396, Sec. 9128(a). See below.

Pub. L. 102-396, Sec. 9128(a), substituted ''funds to the

commander of a combatant command, upon the request of the

commander, or to the Director of the Joint Staff with respect to an

area or areas not within the area of responsibility of a commander

of a combatant command.'' for ''funds, upon request, to the

commanders of the combatant commands.''

Subsec. (b)(7). Pub. L. 102-396, Sec. 9128(b), and Pub. L.

102-484, Sec. 934(b), both inserted before period at end

''(including transportation, translation, and administrative

expenses)''.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102-484, Sec. 934(c), amended subsec. (c)

generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (c) read as follows: ''The

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in considering requests for

funds in the CINC Initiative Fund, should give priority

consideration to requests for funds to be used for activities that

would enhance the war fighting capability, readiness, and

sustainability of the forces assigned to the commander requesting

the funds (c) Priority. - The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of

Staff, in considering requests for funds in the CINC Initiative

Fund or the provision of funds to the Director of the Joint Staff

under subsection (a), should give priority consideration to -

''(1) requests for funds to be used for activities that would

enhance the war fighting capability, readiness, and

sustainability of the forces assigned to the commander requesting

the funds; and

''(2) the provision of funds to be used for activities with

respect to an area or areas not within the area of responsibility

of a commander of a combatant command that would reduce the

threat to, or otherwise increase, the national security of the

United States..(sic)''

Pub. L. 102-396, Sec. 9128(c), inserted before period at end

''(c) Priority. - The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in

considering requests for funds in the CINC Initiative Fund or the

provision of funds to the Director of the Joint Staff under

subsection (a), should give priority consideration to -

''(1) requests for funds to be used for activities that would

enhance the war fighting capability, readiness, and

sustainability of the forces assigned to the commander requesting

the funds; and

''(2) the provision of funds to be used for activities with

respect to an area or areas not within the area of responsibility

of a commander of a combatant command that would reduce the

threat to, or otherwise increase, the national security of the

United States.''

Subsec. (e)(1)(C). Pub. L. 102-484, Sec. 934(d), amended subpar.

(C) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (C) read as follows:

''not more than $5,000,000 may be used to provide military

education and training (including transportation, translation, and

administrative expenses) to military and related civilian personnel

of foreign countries as authorized by subsection (b)(7).''

Pub. L. 102-396, Sec. 9128(d), amended subpar. (C) generally.

Prior to amendment, subpar. (C) read as follows: ''not more than

$500,000 may be used to provide military education and training to

military and related civilian personnel of foreign countries as

authorized by subsection (b)(7).''

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10 USC Sec. 166b 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle A - General Military Law

PART I - ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL MILITARY POWERS

CHAPTER 6 - COMBATANT COMMANDS

-HEAD-

Sec. 166b. Combatant commands: funding for combating terrorism

readiness initiatives

-STATUTE-

(a) Combating Terrorism Readiness Initiatives Fund. - From funds

made available in any fiscal year for the budget account in the

Department of Defense known as the ''Combating Terrorism Readiness

Initiatives Fund'', the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff may

provide funds to the commander of a combatant command, upon the

request of the commander, or, with respect to a geographic area or

areas not within the area of responsibility of a commander of a

combatant command, to an officer designated by the Chairman of the

Joint Chiefs of Staff for such purpose. The Chairman may provide

such funds for initiating any activity named in subsection (b) and

for maintaining and sustaining the activity for the fiscal year in

which initiated and one additional fiscal year.

(b) Authorized Activities. - Activities for which funds may be

provided under subsection (a) are the following:

(1) Procurement and maintenance of physical security equipment.

(2) Improvement of physical security sites.

(3) Under extraordinary circumstances -

(A) physical security management planning;

(B) procurement and support of security forces and security

technicians;

(C) security reviews a