Center for Army Lessons Learned - Thesaurus
CALL title banner

combat support

Definition/Scope: Fire support and tactical assistance provided to combat elements. May include artillery, helicopter, engineer, MP, signal, and electronic warfare. FM 3-0 Rescinded the terms combat arms, combat support, and combat service support. Users are to use the appropriate warfighting function to describe unit types and functions.

Used For:

combat functions



Broader Terms:


Narrower Terms:

combat support branches
combat support units
fire support
tactical air support

Related Terms:

combat arms

CALL Homepage >> Thesaurus Last Updated: Sept 17, 2008