Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force

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RDJTF established by President Jimmy Carter in 1980 to enforce the Carter Doctrine and activated at MacDill AFB. Originally subordinate to the U.S. Readiness Command (USREDCOM), this task force was succeeded by the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) in 1983.


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