Contingency Operation Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

contingency operation

1.) A military operation that is either designated by the Secretary of Defense as a contingency operation or becomes a contingency operation as a matter of law (Title 10, United States Code, Section 101[a][13]).

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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: personnel

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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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