Defense Coordinating Officer Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
defense coordinating officer
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.
- also called DCO
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Term Classification: operations
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