command post

noun

Definition of command post

  1. :  a post at which the commander of a unit in the field receives orders and exercises command

Examples of command post in a Sentence

  1. a historic home that for a time served as Washington's command post during the American Revolution

Circa 1918

First Known Use of command post

circa 1918



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