operational command


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operational command

The authority granted to a commander to assign missions or tasks to subordinate commanders, to deploy units, to reassign forces, and to retain or delegate operational and/or tactical control as may be deemed necessary. It does not of itself include responsibility for administration or logistics. May also be used to denote the forces assigned to a commander. See also command.
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The Overall Operational Command (OOC) in Colombo will begin its functions under the Chief of Defence Staff with immediate effect.
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Prior to taking over the prestigious post of Commandant of Air Force Academy, he was Senior Air Staff Officer of an Operational Command.( ANI )
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NATO base in Izmir will need two days for preparations after it takes the operational command, NATO officials said.
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