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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.

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

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