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command post

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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.
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Origin of command post

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20
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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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