Branch Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) An arm or service of the Army.
2.) The contingency options built into the base plan used for changing the mission, orientation, or direction of movement of a force to aid success of the operation based on anticipated events, opportunities, or disruptions caused by enemy actions and reactions.
3.) A geographically separate unit of an activity, which performs all or part of the primary functions of the parent activity on a smaller scale.
4.) A subdivision of any organization.
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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
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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