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A unified combattant command a.k.a. a combattant command, is a joint US DoD military command composed of units from 2 or more service branches of the Armed Forces conducting missions.
There are currently 11 unified combattant commands; each established as the highest echelon of military command, in order to provide effective command and control of all US military forces, regardless of branch of service, in peace or at war.
- Africa Command (USAFRICOM); - Central Command (USCENTCOM); - European Command (USEUCOM);
- Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM); - Northern Command (USNORTHCOM); - Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM);
- Space Command (USSPACECOM); - Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM); - Special Operations Command (USSOCOM);
- Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM)
Unified combattant commands are organized on a geographical basis (known as "area of responsibility", AOR) or on a functional basis (operational) led by a combattant commander. In peacetime this is a 4-star general or admiral.
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