combatant commander


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combatant commander

A commander of one of the unified or specified combatantcommands established by the President. See also combatant command; specified combatant command; unified combatant command.
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So our basic unit is a flag officer from whichever Service held a combatant commander for the bulk of every year (commanders by Service by year).
JEONS are Combatant Commander identified capability gaps in anticipated or pending contingency operations that must be acted upon before operations commence to prevent loss of life and/or critical mission failure.
Despite my own understanding of the differences between a CRT and an HRP, the HRP and its leaders were interested in portraying themselves to combatant commanders as a CRT--minus the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) capability.
The reduction of forces will be conducted in a way that does not break faith with soldiers and Army civilians and their families and that maintains the most ready force possible to meet Combatant Commander needs.
Because he has COCOM over assigned service capabilities or OPCON of other capabilities, as directed by the Secretary of Defense, the combatant commander may delegate OPCON over capabilities to lower-level commanders within his organization.
officers assigned to joint task force and combatant commander staffs.
The block upgrade approach consists of improvements to existing systems in a sequential manner, achieving capabilities in a time line set by combatant commander needs.
The combatant commander develops plans to "account for the possibility that steady-state activities could fail to prevent aggression, preclude large-scale instability in a key state or region, or mitigate the effects of a major disaster.
In essence, this means that a Combatant Commander who wishes to blog on an Arab Web site or exchange e-mails with a Muslim commentator may do so without additional approval.