inter-service support


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inter-Service support

Action by one Military Service or element thereof to provide logistic and/or administrative support to another Military Service or element thereof. Such action can be recurring or nonrecurring in character on an installation, area, or worldwide basis. See also interdepartmental or agency support; international logistic support; support.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Noun1.inter-service support - action by one military service to provide logistic (or administrative) support to another military service
logistic assistance, logistic support - assistance between and within military commands
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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