Which Section organizes, assigns, and supervises tactical response

Possible Answers:

  1. Operations
  2. Planning
  3. Logistics
  4. Finance/Administration

The Correct Answer:

A. Operations Section organizes, assigns, and supervises tactical response resources.


The incident management functions are all managed by the incident commander. These functions mainly include operations, administration, finance, planning, and logistics. The operations section chief’s primary role is to implement the strategy and develop the tactics responsible for accomplishing the objectives or goals of the incident. 

The primary function of the operation section chief is to supervise, assign, and organize the response resources that have been given to the incident area by the logistics department. The operation section is the first organization tasked or formed in any incident. It may have notable organizations and staging areas that will help this section to work according to the accomplishment of incident objectives.


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