On-scene Commander Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) The federal officer designated to direct federal crisis and consequence management efforts at the scene of a terrorist or weapons of mass destruction incident.
2.) An individual in the immediate vicinity of an isolating event who temporarily assumes command of the incident.
- also called OSC
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
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