civil-military operations center


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civil-military operations center

An ad hoc organization, normally established by the geographic combatant commander or subordinate joint force commander, to assist in the coordination of activities of engaged military forces, and other United States Government agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and regional and international organizations. There is no established structure, and its size and composition are situation dependent. Also called CMOC. See also civil affairs activities; civil-military operations; operation.
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Official coordination of efforts will have solidified, per Joint Publication 3-29, (6) in the form of a Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Center, a Civil-Military Operations Center, or a Humanitarian Operations Center (HOC).
Provides figures and tables for the overarching relief process, interagency coordination flow, the composition and functions of a civil-military operations center, and FHA operations and environments (permissive, uncertain, and hostile).
For example, the annual "Rough and Ready" consequence management workshop in Ukraine, executed by USEUCOM and the National Guard, included a civil-military operations center command and control element to coordinate the event.
Glossary AFDD air force doctrine document CHE complex humanitarian emergency CMOC civil-military operations center CRG contingency response group DIRMOBFOR director of mobility forces DOD Department of Defense DV distinguished visitor HACC humanitarian assistance coordination center HOC humanitarian operations center JCMOTF joint civil-military operations task force JP joint publication MAF Mobility Air Forces MOOTW military operations other than war NGO nongovernmental organization OSOCC on-site operations coordination center PVO private volunteer organization SOFA status of forces agreement TALCE Tanker-Airlift Control Element UK United Kingdom UN United Nations US United States USCINCCENTCOM United States Commander in Chief Central Command
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