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command post

noun
1.
Army. the headquarters of the commander of a military unit.
2.
a headquarters of a civilian group or organization dealing with an emergency situation, special event, or the like.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism
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Examples from the web for command post
  • In the command post there were beeping signals, flashing lights, and officers screaming at people to remain calm.
  • He never budged from his command post near the door, where he could overlook all tables.
  • But he radiates authority, and in the command post everyone focuses on him.
  • The command post exercise gave participants battalion level training while fostering multinational relationships.
  • Penetrating the defensive perimeter the enemy advanced on the company command post bunker.
  • The contingency command post is designed as an all hazards command and control unit.
  • During large complex fires involving several companies and many pieces of apparatus, a command post would be established.
  • Identify the primary and secondary administration and nursing command post locations.
  • Bilateral command post exercises strengthen relations between militaries of both countries.
British Dictionary definitions for command post

command post

noun
1.
(military) the position from which a unit commander and his staff exercise command
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