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For Immediate Release

Presidential Memorandum -- Disestablishment of United States Joint Forces Command


SUBJECT:          Disestablishment of United States Joint Forces
Pursuant to my authority as Commander in Chief and under 10 U.S.C. 161, I hereby accept the recommendations of the Secretary of Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and approve the disestablishment of United States Joint Forces Command, effective on a date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense.  I direct this action be reflected in the 2010 Unified Command Plan.
Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 161(b)(2) and 3 U.S.C. 301, you are directed to notify the Congress on my behalf.
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
                              BARACK OBAMA
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