reachback


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reachback

The process of obtaining products, services, and applications, or forces, or equipment, or material from organizations that are not forward deployed.
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"Here at the wing we play a huge role in supporting weather Airmen across the globe who directly support these missions as their 24/7 reachback provider of terrestrial and space weather information," Wagner said.
In Afghanistan, one HTT served with SOF, where members often accompanied teams on missions while accessing reachback capabilities and connections with other HTTs.
Advances in reachback communication architectures, which have enabled routine strike and ISR missions, have prompted an increasing desire to push existing strategic- and operational-level reachback C2 down to the tactical level.
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 ("BAPCPA") amended Bankruptcy Code Section 546(c)(1) and expanded the reclamation reachback period to 45 days in bankruptcy cases filed under BAPCPA.
Another important function performed by civilians in support of contingency contracting efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan is reachback. Reachback provides a critical capability to deployed contracting offices.
'Tribe' is only one potential choice of identity among many, and not necessarily the one that guides people's decision-making" ("My Cousin's Enemy is My Friend: A Study of Pashtun 'Tribes' in Afghanistan," Afghanistan Research Reachback Center White Paper).
Similarly, if that service is unable to resolve the matter, it can send the data to a secondary Reachback at the nuclear weapons laboratories, which also use GADRAS.
The mission of the ECRC is to provide oversight to ensure effective processing, equipping, training, deployment, reachback, homecoming and proactive family support of combat-trained Navy IAs, ad-hoc individuals and provisional units deploying for nontraditional expeditionary missions in support of overseas contingencies.
E-mail notification may be configured for internal use or for a broader reachback network that addresses region support teams.
The Army Sustainment Command (ASC) established a robust contracting and logistics reachback capability to pass the management and execution of specific contracts and acquisition requirements back to the United States.
It was also the first operation to make extensive use of reachback capabilities for ISR processing, exploitation, and dissemination.
The MHQ w/MOC concept is viewed as a system of systems whereby MOCs around the globe are connected so as to provide maritime situational awareness, support maritime security, and provide "reachback" to each other to deliver maritime capabilities to the combatant commanders.