Military Government Definition -

military government

Term Source: JP 3-57 (Civil-Military Operations) ?

1.) The supreme authority the military exercises by force or agreement over the lands, property, and indigenous populations and institutions of domestic, allied, or enemy territory therefore substituting sovereign authority under rule of law for the previously established government.

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 3-57: Civil-Military Operations, updated September 2013 View source document

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

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