Entry from US English dictionary
A high-level organizational unit in the US Air Force.
- The most important of these for theater operations was the tactical air command or TAC, which was specifically formed to provide offensive and defensive support for surface forces.
- On 26 April 1972, the unit was redesignated the 917th Special Operations Group, with Tactical Air Command as the gaining major air command.
- Meanwhile, the brigade tactical air command had inserted on the small ridge south of the valley.
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Syllabification: air com·mand
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