Parallel Chains Of Command Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
parallel chains of command
1.) In amphibious operations, a parallel system of command, responding to the interrelationship of participating forces, wherein corresponding commanders are established at each subordinate level of all components to facilitate coordinated planning for, and execution of, the amphibious operation.
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Term Classification: operations
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