operational authority


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operational authority

That authority exercised by a commander in the chain of command, defined further as combatant command (command authority), operational control, tactical control, or a support relationship. See also combatant command (command authority); in support of; operational control; support; tactical control.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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