Definition/Scope: Functional commands have global responsibilities. Like the geographic combatant commands, each has an ascc assigned. these organizations are not like theater armies; they are functional Service component commands. They are US Joint Forces Command (FORSCOM), US Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT), US Special Operations Command (USASOC) and US Transportation Command (SDDC).
Broader Terms:combatant command
Narrower Terms:US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/ Army Strategic Command
Related Terms:Geographic Combatant Commands