DoD Word of the Day for July 23

Greater Vocabulary for Greater World Power!

National Command Authorities—The President and the Secretary of Defense or their duly deputized alternates or successors. Also called NCA. —page 355

Joint Publication 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

(A tip of the cap to Steven Aftergood of the Federation of American Scientists for posting the recently revised Department of Defense official dictionary. Check out the invaluable FAS Project on Government Secrecy.)

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