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support

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.

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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: personnel

Source:

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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