Embarkation Unit Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

embarkation unit

Term Source: JP 3-02.1 (Amphibious Embarkation and Debarkation) ?

1.) A temporary administrative formation of personnel with supplies and equipment embarking or to be embarked (combat loaded) aboard the ships of one transport unit. It is dissolved upon completion of the embarkation. An embarkation unit normally consists of two or more embarkation elements.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-02.1: Amphibious Embarkation and Debarkation, updated November 2014

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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