Forward Presence Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) Maintaining forward-deployed or stationed forces overseas to demonstrate national resolve, strengthen alliances, dissuade potential adversaries, and enhance the ability to respond quickly to contingencies.
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
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-32: Command and Control for Joint Maritime Operations, updated August 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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