Unified Combatant Command [UCC] Law and Legal Definition

A Unified Combatant Command (UCC) refers to United States Department of Defense command with specific badge that denotes its affiliation. A UCC is composed of forces from at least two Military Departments and has a broad and continuing mission.

UCCs are established to provide effective command and control of the U.S. military forces in peace and war. They are organized either on a geographical basis or on a functional basis.