Administrative Chain Of Command Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

administrative chain of command

1.) One of the two branches of the chain of command described in Joint Publication 1, "Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States", through which command is exercised from the President through the Secretary of Defense to the Secretaries of the Military Departments, and from which forces are assigned to combatant commands to compose the operational command structure baseline.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: miscellaneous

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from DODI 8260.03: The Global Force Management Data Initiative (GFM DI), updated February 2014 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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