Chain Of Command Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
chain of command
Term Source: JP 1 (Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States) ?
1.) The succession of commanding officers from a superior to a subordinate through which command is exercised.
- related administrative chain of command
- related operational chain of command
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: personnel
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 1: Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States, updated March 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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