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Definition/Scope: The authority that a commander in the Armed Forces lawfully exercises over subordinates by virtue of rank or assignment. Command includes the authority and responsibility for effectively using available resources and for planning the employment of, organizing, directing, coordinating, and controlling military forces for the accomplishment of assigned missions. It also includes responsibility for health, welfare, morale, and discipline of assigned personnel. JP 1
Science and Technology Directorate
chain of command
Command and Control
command, control, and communications
command, control, communications and computers
command, control, communications and computers and information management
command, control, communications and intelligence
command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, electronic ...
command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance ...
command, control, communications, intelligence and electronic warfare
regional combat commands
succession to command
military command structure