common-user logistics


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common-user logistics

Materiel or service support shared with or provided by two or more Services, Department of Defense (DOD) agencies, or multinational partners to another Service, DOD agency, non-DOD agency, and/or multinational partner in an operation. Common-user logistics is usually restricted to a particular type of supply and/or service and may be further restricted to specific unit(s) or types of units, specific times, missions, and/or geographic areas. Also called CUL. See also common use.
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When augmented by other services and nations, it integrates those organizations' capabilities to provide common-user logistics support of an Army Special Operations task force or a combined or joint Special Operations task force.
Nevertheless, JP 4-07, Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Common-User Logistics During Joint Operations, does a commendable job of describing practical ways of executing joint logistics efficiencies during operations (which is what we are really after).