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Functional Commands

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
DoD Commands
Unified Command Plan

Narrower Terms:

US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/ Army Strategic Command
US Joint Forces Command
US Special Operations Command
US Strategic Command
US Transportation Command

Related Terms:

Geographic Combatant Commands
Unified combatant command


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