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What does CIVAD stand for?

CIVAD stands for Civilian Advisors (NATO)

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

Samples in periodicals archive:

Only the commander in chief, his top civilian advisors, the military, and much of the executive branch can run a war and run it successfully.
Again, it appears that one of the unintended consequences of Goldwater-Nichols legislation in 1986 was to reduce civilian influence in the office of the secretary of defense and give the Joint Chiefs too much influence over its civilian advisors.