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The AME and the functions described in the previous paragraphs are usually collocated with the joint task force headquarters. When requirements warrant the chopping of airlift assets to the theater, a wing operations center (WOC) will be deployed with the airlift package. The WOC functions as a command post and is manned by the organizational commander and his staff and possesses C2 capability. The AME tasks the WOC's airlift assets based on theater requirements . A WOC operates independently in those situations where a joint task force requires organic airlift support but cannot justify a theater AME .

TALCE and CCT facilitate safe, timely, and effective movement of aircraft through the airhead. In an austere or threatened environment, the respective responsibilities of TALCE and CCT are important to supported forces. Tanker Airlift Control Element Like the air mobility element, the tanker airlift control element is a composite organization, notionally constituted from its respective cadre unit, the airlift control squadron (ALCS) or air reserve component airlift control flight (ALCF), augmented with mission support elements, and comprised of specialists from both active and air reserve component forces .

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