Delegation Of Authority Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
delegation of authority
1.) The action by which a commander assigns part of his or her authority, commensurate with the assigned task, to a subordinate commander.
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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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