supported commander

supported commander

1. The commander having primary responsibility for all aspects of a task assigned by the Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan or other joint operation planning authority. In the context of joint operation planning, this term refers to the commander who prepares operation plans or operation orders in response torequirements of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
2. Inthe context of a support command relationship, the commander whoreceives assistance from another commander's force orcapabilities, and who is responsible for ensuring that thesupporting commander understands the assistance required. See also support; supporting commander.
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By sharing we can optimize the use of limited resources to provide maximum capability to the supported commander.
PC will be the critical link between Prophet, its supported commander, and higher echelons.
1) In logistics planning, the optimum solution will meet all of the needs of the supported commander while minimizing costs and without accepting unreasonable risk.
Consequently, theater components compete to maximize gross collection without linking each point of collection to an appropriate lacuna in knowledge (intelligence gap) or supported commander desired effect (operational outcome).
We supported commander and staff situational understanding by publishing the common intelligence picture (CIP) from our DCGS-A systems to the division's Battle Command Systems.
The supported commander will determine whether duty limitations would prevent the Airman from performing her duties, whether she can be transferred to other duties or, if necessary, a curtailment of the orders.
Furthermore, it should not be in the purview of a theater Signal command to suspend the communications between a supported commander and the supported commander's subordinates on the battlefield without that commander's concurrence and so this requires conferring upon the maneuver commander a veto authority for all ASIs.
Army civil affairs specialists are responsible for researching civil environments, acting as liaisons between civil components of an operational environment, and conducting security force assistance, while enabling the civil-military operations of the supported commander.
Conversely, depending on the mission and operational requirements, the IWC may be a supported commander for strike group assets and capabilities by other warfare commanders.
While TACON will allow the supported commander to use and move