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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Similar to the relationship between companies and their fire supporters, 1/25th SBCT establishes a weekly battle rhythm between the supported companies, their battalion S-2s, and each COIST in order to build rapport, integrate into training, and gain the trust of their supported commander.
The cognizant G CC is identified in the diagram as the "Supported Commander." He or she is directly supported in the planning effort by supporting GCCs as well as subordinate service Component Commanders, who provide critical input to basic plan development.
* Building working groups early for detention operations to have clear lines of effort and to present the supported commander with the most accurate information during battle update briefings.
(3) The rapid fusion of all available intelligence to meet the supported commander's intent ties these disparate approaches together, suggesting an important paradigm shift: success in operational ISR requires not platforms, but a wide variety of inputs analyzed and disseminated for war-fighter consumption as rapidly as possible.
"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." (Air Force News Service)
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.
Simply put, EHs sought out for evidence-gathering alone would risk route clearance assets for only marginal gain in the supported commander's freedom of movement and maneuver.
supported Commander, International Security Assistance Force, culminating in more than 386 combat area flight hours.
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.
capacity to be supremely responsive to the supported commander's

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