supreme commander

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supreme commander

n
(Military) the military officer in overall command of all forces in one theatre of operations
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supreme commander

nOberbefehlshaber(in) m(f)
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Using the 20th SUPCOM modified table of organization and equipment as a template, a brigadier general level command would be established and the eight USAR CBRN battalions would be aligned into two 4-battalion brigades--the 415th Chemical Brigade and another CBRN brigade.
The 20th SUPCOM modified table of organization and equipment would provide the organizational template for the USAR CBRN command.
The cost associated with the required sourcing of the new CBRN command with communications and knowledge management systems comparable to those of the 20th SUPCOM would represent the second-largest, single cost (after facilities).
In Desert Shield, 22nd SupCom created a logistics infrastructure in a distant and difficult location.
The motto of 22nd SupCom was "Good logistics is combat power"; Schwarzkopf clearly believed it, too.
This "tweaking" made Pagonis responsible for overall logistics master planning and high-level budgeting for 22nd SupCom and for the corps/division logistics units as well.
The mission of the USAR CMU is to provide specialized CBRN support to the 20th SUPCOM and combatant/joint task force commanders and to provide defense support to civil authorities (2) to counter or eliminate CBRN threats.
Immediately following the QDR in February 2006, planners from CFC and the 20th SUPCOM began discussing the possibility of using UFL 2007 to conduct the JTF-E initial operational capability validation exercise.
During the UFL 2007 midplanning conference in February 2007, the CFC CWMD Plans Branch and six planners from the 20th SUPCOM hosted a JTF-E workshop to begin detailed planning and coordination across the CFC staff.