- Combat service support
United States Army, Combat Service Support is a military term, defined as the essential capabilities, functions, activities, and tasks necessary to sustain all elements of operating forces in theater at all levels of war. Within the national and theater logisticsystems, it includes but is not limited to that support rendered by service forces in ensuring the aspects of supply, maintenance, transportation, health services, and other services required by aviation and ground combat troops to permit those units to accomplish their missions in combat. Combat Service Support encompasses those activities at all levels of war that produce sustainment to all operating forces on the battlefield.
Within the U.S. Army, the traditional Combat Service Support branches are the:
* Quartermaster Corps
* Transportation Corps
Adjutant General's Corps
Judge Advocate General's Corps
* Medical Corps
Combat Service Support is a subset of
military logistics. Combat Service Support is more limited than logistics in depth as it primarily addresses those factors directly influencing combat operations.
* [U.S. Army Field Manual 4-0] [http://http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/policy/army/fm/4-0/index.html]
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