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execute order

Term Source: JP 5-0 (Joint Operation Planning) ?

1.) An order issued by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, to implement a decision by the President to initiate military operations.

2.) An order to initiate military operations as directed.

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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: planning

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 5-0: Joint Operation Planning, updated August 2011 View source document

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


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