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alert order

Term Source: JP 5-0 (Joint Operation Planning) ?

1.) A crisis action planning directive from the Secretary of Defense, issued by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, that provides essential guidance for planning and directs the initiation of execution planning for the selected course of action authorized by the Secretary of Defense.

2.) A planning directive that provides essential planning guidance, directs the initiation of execution planning after the directing authority approves a military course of action, but does not authorize execution.

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: planning

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 5-0: Joint Operation Planning, updated August 2011 View source document

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


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