Section Definition -


Term Source: JP 3-33 (Joint Task Force Headquarters) ?

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.

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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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