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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Army Reserve's Pacific geographic and functional command, honored outgoing Commanding General Brig.
Each Combatant Command, both geographic and functional command, exercise and train to respond.
The 902nd MIG is an Army service-retained functional command assigned to INSCOM.
The addition of Hypori's virtual platform will give secure, protected cloud-based functional command, control, and mobility to the federal government from anywhere in the world.
The force's five Basic Command Units (BCUs) covering Wirral, Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens and Liverpool are to be replaced by functional command units covering the whole of Merseyside.
The Navy had fewer years of combatant commands because it did not share in the changing air defense commands the Air Force held or the functional command of first Strike and then Readiness Command the Army held.
NECC serves as the single functional command in control of manning, training, equipping and organizing Navy expeditionary forces.
NECC 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.
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.e., precision engagement, dominant maneuver, full-dimension protection, and focused logistics (Executive Report of the Secretary of Defense Strategic Studies Group II, Department of Defense, 1997).
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.
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