cross-leveling

cross-leveling

The authority and ability to shift materiel inventory from one owner to meet the requirement of another. At the theater strategic level and operational level, it is the process of diverting en route or in-theater materiel from one military element to meet the higher priority of another within the combatant commander's directive authority for logistics. Cross-leveling plans must include specific reimbursement procedures.
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During this process, the PBO identified legacy equipment and placed priority on cross-leveling it with more modern equipment that would remain within the organization.
The future of medical logistics depends on the partnerships and collaboration that can be delivered only by cross-leveling existing resources in order to increase the capability to integrate logistics solutions in austere scenarios.
The usual victims are the 60mm's mortar barrel/ handle clamp and the 120mm's cross-leveling clamp handle.
IN THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY of its second report to Congress, the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves writes of cross-leveling, a practice it argues is ruining unit cohesion and degrading "overall military effectiveness.
Cross-leveling between installations will be directed by FORSCOM.
Another important portion of the Conference was the excellent sharing and cross-leveling of ideas and recommendations during work group sessions focused on seven specific topic areas.
As a 2001 RAND study noted, "Even relatively small operations require large amounts of leadership time, cause turbulence from cross-leveling and tailoring of the force, and require specialized training.
Regional Dental Commands (RDC) are responsible for cross-leveling personnel and fiscal resources among the subordinate dental facilities in their respective regions.
This planning and integration meeting will initiate the necessary process of leveraging the operational efficiencies which can be achieved through the cross-leveling of resources across the five organizations.
A serrated nut, NSN 5310-01-539-6127, is now being free-issued to all M 120mm mortar units for the cross-leveling assembly on both the M190 and M191 bipods.
Cross-leveling of support activities needs to be established in order to properly use assets that can be located as much as 100 miles from their supporting maintenance facilities.

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