The actual command post had not been established, but let me better explain a command post by a disaster area, like a fire.
Well, the definition—the way we place a command post—maybe I can use another illustration.
A gong began clanging from the command post on top of the mesa on the mainland.
He muttered something about having to get back to his command post and started out the door.
It had been sent over the wire and the instruments they carried with them and then relayed to the Colonel's command post.
The office was a command post now, with only the slender, unattended telephone wires connecting them with the outside worlds.
The bridge is the "Command Post" of the ship when underway, as the quarterdeck is at anchor.