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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A Civil-Military Operations Center (CMOC) was established to coordinate efforts.
When he asked the Civil-Military Operations Center for current information on Haiti's prisons, he was told that nothing was being collected since the Joint Task Force had decided that it lacked jurisdiction.
Additionally, 1st Platoon was involved in joint patrols with local Iraqi police and intelligence personnel, initially focusing on the areas around civil-military operations centers (CMOC), and developing basic instructions to aid the Iraqis in reestablishing their own independent police forces.
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