combatant command

What is combatant command?

combatant command meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
A unified or specified command with a broad continuing mission under a single commander established and so designated by the President, through the Secretary of Defense and with the advice and assistance of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Also called CCMD. See also specified combatant command; unified command.
Source: JP 1


reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms