collective call sign

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collective call sign (plural collective call signs)

  1. (military) Any call sign which represents two or more facilities, commands, authorities, or units. The collective call sign for any of these includes the commander thereof and all subordinate commanders therein.
    CHARLIE PAPA: Command Post of the 1098th Transportation Company (Medium Boat) in Vietnam.
    CHARLIE 34: Landing Craft #34 of the 1098th Transportation Company (Medium Boat) in Vietnam.
    CHARLIE 6: Commmander of the 1098th Transportation Company (Medium Boat) in Vietnam.

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  • JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms