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unit

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

1.) Any military element whose structure is prescribed by competent authority.

2.) A standard or basic quantity into which an item of supply is divided, issued, or used.

3.) An organization title of a subdivision of a group in a task force.

4.) With regard to Reserve Component of the Armed Forces, a selected reserve unit organized, equipped, and trained for mobilization to serve on active duty as a unit or to augment or be augmented by another unit.

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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

Source:

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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