Defense Coordinating Officer Definition -

defense coordinating officer

Term Source: JP 3-28 (Defense Support of Civil Authorities) ?

1.) Department of Defense single point of contact for domestic emergencies who is assigned to a joint field office to process requirements for military support, forward mission assignments through proper channels to the appropriate military organizations, and assign military liaisons, as appropriate, to activated emergency support functions.

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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: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-28: Defense Support of Civil Authorities, updated July 2013 View source document

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

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