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non-unit-related personnel

All personnel requiring transportation to or from an operational area, other than those assigned to a specific unit.

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high value airborne asset protection

A defensive counterair mission using fighter escorts that defend airborne national assets which are so important that the loss of even one could seriously impact United States warfighting capabilities or provide the enemy with significant propaganda value.

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supporting fire

Fire delivered by supporting units to assist or protect a unit in combat.

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real property

Lands, buildings, structures, utilities systems, improvements, and appurtenances, thereto that includes equipment attached to and made part of buildings and structures, but not movable equipment.

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alert order

A crisis action planning directive from the Secretary of Defense, issued by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, that provides essential guidance for planning and directs the initiation of execution planning for the selected course of action authorized by the Secretary of Defense.

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