Section Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) A subdivision of an office, installation, territory, works, or organization; especially a major subdivision of a staff.
2.) As applied to ships or naval aircraft, a tactical subdivision of a division.
3.) An area in a warehouse extending from one wall to the next; usually the largest subdivision of one floor.
4.) A tactical unit of the Army and Marine Corps smaller than a platoon and larger than a squad.
- related air support coordination section
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 3-33: Joint Task Force Headquarters, updated July 2012 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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