combatant command


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combatant command

A unified or specified command with a broad continuing mission under a single commander established and so designated by the President, through the Secretary of Defense and with the advice and assistance of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Combatant commands typically have geographic or functional responsibilities. See also specified command; unified command.
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The institution of the Combatant Command is inherently single-agency focused, and it is incapable of fundamental transformation.
Each combatant command has adapted its method to the peculiarities of its region and the personalities of its commanders.
The JRAC ensures that the joint and immediate needs of the combatant commands are expeditiously reviewed, validated, funded, fielded, and sustained.
The watchboard does not mirror Log CROP, but its capabilities are in accordance with the watchboard functional requirements document approved by the combatant commands and Joint Staff and, in fact, include more functionalities than Log CROP.
During MC02, the designated "knowledge manager" provided the basic SPPS pages to the primary participants from the combatant command, the JTF, and service or functional components.
No other USAF organization combined the advantages of access to the interagency and USAF senior leaders, experience coordinating security assistance programs, contacts within the combatant command and MAJCOMs, politico-military expertise, and in-house know-how with respect to weapon systems, policy, and foreign disclosure.
Combatant command is exercised by USTRANSCOM Commander over USTRANSCOM's three component commands, which execute the USTRANSCOM mission.
interests and goals and provides combatant command planners engagement opportunities for military forces in support of the Country Team.
Although the process is still evolving, the Missile Defense Agency has addressed some combatant command capability needs.
The agenda for this engagement was focused on understanding USSTRATCOM's command priorities and gaining deeper understanding of the business mission of personnel, logistics, finance and program management at the enterprise level of a combatant command.
People assigned to the area of responsibility will follow the guidance prescribed by that combatant command.
But RAF is most centrally about an Army that is committed to meeting geographic combatant command needs, thereby retaining and refining its relevance in a changing operational environment.