Reception Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) Arrangements to welcome and provide secure quarters or transportation for defectors, escapees, evaders, or incoming agents.
2.) The process of receiving, off-loading, marshalling, accounting for, and transporting of personnel, equipment, and materiel from the strategic and/or intratheater deployment phase to a sea, air, or surface transportation point of debarkation to the marshalling area.
3.) All ground arrangements connected with the delivery and disposition of air or sea drops.
- related initial reception point
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 3-35: Deployment and Redeployment Operations, updated January 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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