supporting commander

supporting commander

1. A commander who provides augmentation forces or other support to a supported commander or who develops a supporting plan. Includes the designated combatant commands and Defense agencies as appropriate.
2. In the context of a support commandrelationship, the commander who aids, protects, complements, orsustains another commander's force, and who is responsible forproviding the assistance required by the supported commander. See also support; supported commander.
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Gary Younger is a public affairs specialist supporting Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers.
Protestors in Talt Harb Square tear down stickers on a statue supporting commander of the military Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi and urging Egyptians to vote "yes" in the constitutional referendum
The IWC, as supporting commander, would coordinate with other warfare commanders to ensure their requirements are met by these experts, prioritizing their activity based on commander's guidance.
First, the supported command (that is, the commander who receives assistance from another commander's force or capabilities) is responsible for ensuring that the supporting commander understands what assistance he requires.
Second, the supporting commander can be much more adaptive and agile in providing support across the spectrum of operations in the AOR.
Dynamics Research Corporation, supporting Commander U.S.
Operational control (OPCON) unit strength is included in the personnel strength report of the parent unit of assignment (supporting commander).
The note reminds Sir John of a letter sent in May accusing the Met of not supporting Commander Paddick over false allegations in the Press.
The JFACC is simply executing air interdiction as a supporting commander. He or she is not a commander in this case, but simply a force provider.
VR-48 forward deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia, during Operation Iraqi Freedom; to Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, supporting Commander, Joint Task Force Horn of Africa; and most recently to Al Udeid, Qatar, supporting Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn, under the Deputy Commander Central Command (CENTCOM) and the CENTCOM Combined Air Operations Center.
When directed, as the supported or supporting commander, conduct military homeland defense operations."
As a senior captain, he was attached to Combat Logistics Group 2-Atlantic Fleet and served as the Force Logistics Coordinator on the staff aboard the USS Mount Whitney (the Atlantic Fleet's Command Ship) during fleet exercises supporting Commander Second Fleet's battle watch.

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