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chain of command
▪ He was only doing what he was told by some one higher up in an endless chain of command.
▪ Informed by the two farmers, local authorities passed the information up the chain of command.
▪ The organisation is a hierarchy, with a formal chain of command.
▪ This can be done through anonymous individual written evaluations, submitted to the supervisor and then on up the chain of command.
▪ What is the convoluted chain of command?
Chain of Command (Star Trek: The Next Generation)

"Chain of Command" is a two-part episode of the television seriesStar Trek: The Next Generation. It aired as the tenth and 11th episodes of the sixth season, the 136th and 137th episodes of the series. In this episode, Jean-Luc Picard is taken from command of the Enterprise for a covert mission, and his replacement is assigned to deal with the Cardassians openly. The second part is noted for the intense performance of Patrick Stewart and its depiction of brutal torture and interrogation scenes.

Chain of Command (2000 film)

Chain of Command is a 2000 political thriller TV film, produced by Cinetel Films and starring Roy Scheider and Patrick Muldoon. It premiered on HBO in July 2000.

Chain of command (disambiguation)

The chain of command is the line of authority and responsibility along which orders are passed within a military unit and between different units

Chain of command may also refer to:

In film:

  • Chain of Command (1994 film), a 1994 action TV film starring Michael Dudikoff
  • Chain of Command (2000 film), a 2000 political thriller TV film starring Roy Scheider and Patrick Muldoon

In literature:

  • Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib, a 2004 nonfictional book by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh

In music:

  • Chain of Command (album), a 2004 album by power metal group Jag Panzer

In television:

  • "Chain of Command" (Star Trek: The Next Generation), a 1992 two-part episode of the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation
  • "Chain of Command" (Beast Wars), a 1996 episode of the animated TV series Beast Wars: Transformers
Chain of Command (album)

Chain of Command is the seventh studio album by the American power metal band, Jag Panzer. The album was recorded in 1987 and went unreleased at the time, yet bootlegged since 1988. It was finally released by Century Media for the first time, with "new" cover art and a remaster job, on June 21, 2004. The label released only 5,000 copies.

Most of the songs have been re-recorded by the classic line-up over the years.

Usage examples of "chain of command".

As Goonar's chain of command went through his uncle, so Laisa's went through Goonar's father.

As Goonars chain of command went through his uncle, so Laisas went through Goonars father.

Her last mail had been a stiff notice from Personnel advising her that she should have informed them before accepting appointment as a Landbride, and that any request for a variance would have to work its way through the chain of command in her sector, then at Headquarters.

The information would then be encrypted and sent up the chain of command and an attack order would frequently be given.

With those units from different cities, their chain of command is tangled as briars.

And if his reasons are sound, the chain of command will concur, and you will be free.

But why anyone present cared in the least what the chain of command was, was anyone's guess.

She figured, not without reason, that sons were used to obeying fathers and so based her chain of command fairly strictly on lines of clan seniority.

I'm not just talking about the situation we're in here on Marduk and your place in the chain of command, either.