Principal Officer Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) The officer in charge of a diplomatic mission, consular office, or other Foreign Service post, such as a United States liaison office.
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 3-08: Interorganizational Coordination During Joint Operations, updated June 2011 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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