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The process necessary to release from active duty, or federal service, units and Reserve Component members who were ordered to active duty, or called to federal service.

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breakbulk ship

A ship with conventional holds for stowage of breakbulk cargo and a limited number of containers, below or above deck, and equipped with cargo-handling gear.

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target folder

A folder, hardcopy or electronic, containing target intelligence and related materials prepared for planning and executing action against a specific target.

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priority designator

A two-digit issue and priority code placed in military standard requisitioning and issue procedure requisitions to provide a means of assigning relative rankings to competing demands placed on the Department of Defense supply system.

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air supremacy

That degree of air superiority wherein the opposing force is incapable of effective interference within the operational area using air and missile threats.

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