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operations journals

Definition/Scope: A chronological record of events pertaining to a unit during a given period, usually 24 hours. It is an index of reports and messages that have been received and transmitted, and of important events that have occurred, and actions taken. The journal is a permanent and official record.

Used For:

battlewatch logs
daily logs
duty logs
journal logs
observation post logs
officer duty logs
watch logs

Broader Terms:

staff journals

Related Terms:

background materials
intelligence journals
significant activities

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