functional command


Related to functional command: functional component command

functional command

A command organization based on military functions rather than geographic areas. See also area command; command.
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NECC serves as the single functional command in control of manning, training, equipping and organizing Navy expeditionary forces.
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command serves as the single functional command for the Navy's expeditionary forces and as central management for the readiness, resources, manning, training and equipping of those forces.
He served as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and commanded the Joint Functional Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JFCC-ISR) for the U.
The DSC is the newest operational and functional command born of Army Transformation.
The United States Army Reserve Deployment Support Command is the newest Operational and Functional command born of Army Transformation.
Under the SWE, Class Squadrons, or CLASSRONs, were developed as functional command organizations that represent each major class of ship.
For instance, in 1997, the Secretary of Defense Strategic Studies Group proposed creating a functional command and control system based upon the tenets of Joint Vision 2010--i.
The alignment of these forces is currently inconsistent with the force structure described in USAR Command operational and functional command doctrine.
As a source of funding and connection among key agencies, DSCA would be a key enabler for an integrated SC functional command.
However, the new functional command would be paid for by each military service for the service (supply chain management) provided.
Over 100,000 meal vouchers have been procured for the CSC staff during the Games, and the CSC Operational Response Center has been activated, containing a functional command center and a communication center with 18 radio operators covering talk groups 24 hours a day.
CLASSRONs are functional command organizations specific to particular ship classes, which execute processes that ensure all ships with that particular class are at the right levels of combat readiness and available for tasking by combatant commanders.
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