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A headquarters unit is a specialised military unit formed around the headquarters of a commanding officer and the requirements of that position. As such, a headquarters unit is always a component of a larger unit.

Examples include:

  • headquarters regiment, which usually controls a brigade, division or larger unit;
  • headquarters battalion (controlling a regiment, brigade or larger unit);
  • headquarters company (military unit) (controlling a battalion);
  • headquarters platoon (controlling a company)

Specific examples include:

See also

  • Corporate headquarters

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