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Operational Period:
The period of time scheduled for execution of a given set of tactical actions as specified in the Incident Action Plan. Operational periods can be of various lengths, although usually are not more than 24 hours.

Operations Branch Director:
Person under the direction of the operations section chief who is responsible for implementing that portion of the incident action plan appropriate to the branch.

People assigned to supervisory positions, including incident commanders, command staff, general staff,, directors, supervisors, and unit leaders.

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