Supporting Commander Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) In the context of a support command relationship, the commander who aids, protects, complements, or sustains another commander's force, and who is responsible for providing the assistance required by the supported commander.
2.) A commander who provides augmentation forces or other support to a supported commander or who develops a supporting plan.
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
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