Support Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) The action of a force that aids, protects, complements, or sustains another force in accordance with a directive requiring such action.
2.) An element of a command that assists, protects, or supplies other forces in combat.
3.) A unit that helps another unit in battle.
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: personnel
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 1: Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States, updated March 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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