forward operations base

forward operations base

In special operations, a base usually located in friendly territory or afloat that is established to extend command and control or communications or to provide support for training and tactical operations. Facilities may be established for temporary or longer duration operations and may include an airfield or an unimproved airstrip, an anchorage, or a pier. A forward operations base may be the location of special operations component headquarters or a smaller unit that is controlled and/or supported by a main operations base. Also called FOB. See also advanced operations base; main operations base.
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Through its DishCares program, the company is working with the Information Technology Disaster Resource Center (ITDRC) to deliver connectivity at the Forward Operations Base and Volunteer Reception Center, two key hubs of volunteer organization and mobilization.
Singh -- a retired army chief -- to a forward operations base in Djibouti, across the Gulf of Aden, from where air force C-17 transporters have picked up evacuees brought out by Air India from Sanaa and flown them home.
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The Joint Forward Operations Base Force Protection Handbook issued at the AT level II course was a good starting point for my COP education, but I have learned much more from working with the Soldiers, NCOs, and commanders as I made my assessments.
With no other building available, they were told by the forward operations base (FOB) field engineering team that land would be set aside for them but that they would have to build their own shop.
Iraq: The Story You'll Never Get From The Media combines a compilation of columns written by Rusty Wilson for the 'Orange County Register' while he served on a Forward Operations Base in an Iraqi war zone, (and which ran between July and December 2004), with a brief historical review of Iraq's history, how civilian contractors got work in war-torn Iraq, the stories of soldiers on the line, the Iraqis encountered, and Wilson's afterthoughts on his experiences and observations once he had returned to the safety of United States.
In addition, if someone is hurt at a Balad forward operations base, we will travel there to interview them if they are not medically evacuated here.
Past and current Signal Corps leaders got a peek into the up-to-date training signaleers receive at Forward Operations Base Dunham Dec.
The Marines also distributed more than 1 million gallons of fuel, produced more than 365,000 gallons of drinkable water and provided power generation and power distribution services to multiple coalition force forward operations bases, according to the Marine Corps.
Your show is going to the forward operations bases, the four to five guys at checkpoints with no contact with the outside world other than the little radios they carry with them.

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