aerial port


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aerial port

An airfield that has been designated for the sustained air movement of personnel and materiel as well as an authorized port for entrance into or departure from the country where located. Also called APORT. See also port of debarkation; port of embarkation.
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A stark contrast to the 77 degrees when leaving Al Udeid AB, it was a single degree above freezing on the flight line of Bagram Airfield as the C-17 loadmasters and members of the 455th Expeditionary Aerial Port Squadron off-loaded the equipment.
This must be taken into account when planning and executing important logistics operations such as ordnance storage, unit movements, acquisition and cross-serving agreements, customs clearances, multimodal connections, road and rail variations, and aerial port and seaport management.
The Logistics Support Squadron supports the loading and unloading of personnel and cargo through the aerial port, maintains the safety of aircrew flight equipment for life support and manages the maintenance supply chain with the Boeing Company, which performs nearly all maintenance on the C-17s.
It is a critical component in the development of Salalah, in conjunction with other DLA and Naval Supply Systems Command Enterprise capabilities, as an additional full-spectrum logistics Seaport of Debarkation / Aerial Port of Debarkation in the AOR [area of responsibility]," said NAVCENT Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics and Infrastructure (N4) Capt.
Although this was no base camp, aerial port of debarkation, or surface port of debarkation, the landing zone served a similar purpose.
Matthew Ingersoll, 88th Aerial Port Squadron team leader.
Wayne Lilly and Steve Mura led the AMC Aerial Port Cargo and Passenger Operations session which highlighted AMC's aerial port cargo and passenger operations with a specific focus on recent progress from the NDTA-MAAC Safety and Security Team in resolving challenges experienced by commercial carriers.
8th Aerial Port Squadron Mobility Teams Jun 26-28, 2014, Springfield/ Columbus, OH Contact: R.
The 436th Aerial Port Squadron (APS) is one of Dover's largest units with about 500 personnel working 24/7 shifts in a high ops tempo environment.
DeJesus, 45, of Chicopee, spent five months in Iraq with the 58th Aerial Port Squadron based at Westover Air Reserve Base in his hometown.
For example the command and control for the Joint aerial port complex, which under JTF-PO has a single commander, reverts to a two-command system, as highlighted in Joint doctrine.
During 2007, aerial port personnel executed over 14,000 missions, transporting more than 970,000 tons of cargo and 3 million passengers.

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