Staging Area Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

staging area

Term Source: JP 3-35 (Deployment and Redeployment Operations) ?

1.) Amphibious or airborne-A general locality between the mounting area and the objective of an amphibious or airborne expedition, through which the expedition or parts thereof pass after mounting, for refueling, regrouping of ships, and/or exercise, inspection, and redistribution of troops.

2.) Other movements-A general locality established for the concentration of troop units and transient personnel between movements over the lines of communications.

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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 3-35: 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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