The
Definition Of

Area command

Area command refers to a command that is composed of elements of one or more of the Services, organized and placed under a single commander and designated to operate in a specific geographical area.

Category: Defense Terms
Share it:

More from this Section

  • Period
    Period refers to the time it takes for a satellite to complete one orbit around the earth.
  • Allocation request
    Allocation request means a daily message that provides an estimate of the total air effort, to identify any excess and joint force general support aircraft...
  • Joint meteorological and oceanographic officer
    Joint meteorological and oceanographic officer refers to a officer who is designated to provide direct meteorological and oceanographic support to a joint force commander.
  • Mobilization
    Mobilization refers to 1. The process of assembling and organizing national resources to support national objectives in time of war or other emergencies. 2. The process by...
  • Security cooperation
    Security cooperation refers to all Department of Defense interactions with foreign defense establishments to build defense relationships that promote ...
  • Facility substitutes
    Facility substitutes refer to items such as tents and prepackaged structures requisitioned through the supply system that may be used to substitute for constructed facilities.
  • Internal security
    Internal security refers to the state of law and order prevailing within a nation.