The
Definition Of

Activity

Activity refers to 1. A unit, organization, or installation performing a function or mission.  2. A function, mission, action, or collection of actions.  Also called ACT.

Definition 2.

Activity is a separate table of distribution and allowances organization under the direct supervision of a major Army command or lower level of command. An activity can be functionally described as having either a staff support or field operating mission.

Category: Defense Terms
Share it:

More from this Section

  • Inactive status
    Inactive status refers to a status of reserve members on an inactive status list of a Reserve Component or assigned to the Inactive Army National Guard.
  • Clandestine operation
    Clandestine operation refers to an operation sponsored or conducted by governmental departments or agencies in such a way as to assure secrecy or concealment.
  • Joint terminal attack controller
    Joint terminal attack controller is a qualified (certified) Service member who, from a forward position, directs the action of combat aircraft engaged in close ...
  • Torture
    Torture— As defined by Title 18, US Code, Section 2340, it is any act committed by a person acting under color of law specifically intended to inflict severe ...
  • Code word
    Code word refers to 1. A word that has been assigned a classification and a classified meaning to safeguard intentions and information regarding a classified plan or operation.
  • Landing force support party
    Landing force support party refers to a temporary landing force organization, composed of Navy and landing force elements, that facilitates the ship-to-shore ...
  • Approach schedule
    Approach schedule— in amphibious operations, this schedule indicates, for each scheduled wave, the time of departure from the rendezvous area, from the line of departure ...