Definition of Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic
1. Noun. Commanding officer of ACLANT; a general of the United States Army nominated by the President of the United States and approved by the North Atlantic Council.
Group relationships: Aclant, Allied Command Atlantic
Generic synonyms: Commandant, Commander, Commanding Officer
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Literary usage of Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"Major NATO Commander*—(HATO) Major NATO Commanders are Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Allied Commander-in-Chief ..."
2. U.s.-nato Burden Sharing: Allies' Contributions to Common Defense During the by United States General Accounting Office (1990)
"The Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic, is responsible for guarding the sea lanes in the North Atlantic area. The Commander-in-Chief, Channel and Southern ..."
3. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"... NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic). Pacific. Hawaii.—C*., Adm. Harry D. Felt (US Navy). E. Atlantic and Mediterranean, London. ..."
4. Command in NATO After the Cold War: Alliance, National and Multinational edited by Thomas-Durell Young (1999)
"Reaction forces are composed of active duty formations maintained at high levels of readiness, that give Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT) and ..."