Reforger


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Re`for´ger


n.1.One who reforges.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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As an outgrowth of the REFORGER experience, many NATO nations and entities (such as SHAPE/ACO) have what are now known as Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreements (ACSA) with the United States, enabled under the successor law to the NATO Mutual Support Act of 1979.
REFORGER exercises during the Cold War ensured the capability of US forces to deploy to Europe.
They were identified during the URGENT FURY invasion of Grenada in 1983, during the 1990 lUST CAUSE contingency in Panama, and during such Joint Staff exercises as PROUD EAGLE (worldwide), REFORGER (Europe), and TEAM SPIRIT (Korea).
In exercises such as Foal Eagle or Cope Thunder or older exercises like Reforger or Bright Star, you discover that manpower, financial, and equipment costs are extremely high.
This was the largest movement of American armored vehicles through German roads and farmland since the REFORGER exercises of the 1980s.
The aircraft took-off using call signs typical for a NATO exercise, and the huge REFORGER '86 exercise had started in January.
I was not a member of the armed forces, although I did spend a good deal of time in fatigues and ate dinner out of a mess tin during the annual NATO REFORGER exercises.
From 1985-1989, he worked with NATO and other allied commands in Europe, planning and executing REFORGER and other joint exercises.
I have participated in "REFORGER" (Return Of Forces To Germany) exercises,(*) first as a colonel and then actually running three as a brigadier general.
During the last REFORGER exercise AH-64A Apache helicopters of the US Army gave an impressive display of their night-time combat capabilities.
The "Reforger' exercise of NATO troops in Germany in 1985 cost $115 million.