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military operations other than war
Operations that encompass the use of military capabilities across the range of military operations short of war. These military actions can be applied to complement any combination of the other instruments of national power and occur before, during, and after war. Also called MOOTW.
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Historically, TRANSCOM has opened ports 75 percent of the time for noncombat operations
such as hurricane relief, humanitarian assistance, and noncombatant evacuations.
Protected by the Australian and British forces, the GSDF troops have been engaged in noncombat operations
such as medical, reconstruction and humanitarian assistance activities.
As noncombat operations
increase, more opportunities arise for naval personnel to serve ashore.