Definitions for on-scene commander

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word on-scene commander

Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. on-scene commander

    1. An individual in the immediate vicinity of an isolating event who temporarily assumes command of the incident. 2. The federal officer designated to direct federal crisis and consequence management efforts at the scene of a terrorist or weapons of mass destruction incident. Also called OSC.


Find a translation for the on-scene commander definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these on-scene commander definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"on-scene commander." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Mar. 2015. < commander>.

Are we missing a good definition for on-scene commander? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for on-scene commander:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.