Army. the headquarters of the commander of a military unit.
a headquarters of a civilian group or organization dealing with an emergency situation, special event, or the like.
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How to use command post in a sentence
Bobby Kennedy monitored developments from his office, now a command post, with Marshall and several other aides.How Robert F. Kennedy Shaped His Brother's Response to Civil Rights | Patricia Sullivan | August 11, 2021 | Time
Joining Hu at the command post back in Wuhan, Tu gave orders to stay ready.Operation Fox Hunt: How China Exports Repression Using a Network of Spies Hidden in Plain Sight | by Sebastian Rotella and Kirsten Berg | July 22, 2021 | ProPublica
He has been summoned from the command post the NYPD has maintained for a decade just up the street.
Dorner lay low for a few days, in eye-view of the law-enforcement command post.
And one with a view—it was just 100 yards away from a law-enforcement command post that was set up to conduct press conferences.
The first order of business is you have to set up a command post.
On a large-scale map in the military area command post, its progress could be watched as it was reported.Operation Terror | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
A gong began clanging from the command post on top of the mesa on the mainland.The Cosmic Computer | Henry Beam Piper
He muttered something about having to get back to his command post and started out the door.Narakan Rifles, About Face! | Jan Smith
It had been sent over the wire and the instruments they carried with them and then relayed to the Colonel's command post."And they thought we wouldn't fight" | Floyd Gibbons
The office was a command post now, with only the slender, unattended telephone wires connecting them with the outside worlds.The Man Who Staked the Stars | Charles Dye
British Dictionary definitions for command post
military the position from which a unit commander and his staff exercise command
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