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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As the United States' largest military aerial port, Travis AFB regularly conducts operations that could be jeopardized in the event of confusion or error caused by the inconsistency of joint-nation protocol.
Presolicitation:Provision of Repair aerial port bldg 19
The 39th Aerial Port Squadron, 302d Mission Support Group, 302d Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, distinguished itself by outstanding service at home and abroad during the 2017 calendar year.
The facility will serve as the largest aerial port of debarkation in the Middle East and is intended to fill a gap until its replacement, West Al-Mubarak Air Base, is scheduled to open sometime in 2023, the statement added.
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.
Shay Dennis didn't take a traditional route to earn his wings as he transitioned from the 36th Aerial Port Squadron to become a C-17 pilot with the 728th Airlift Squadron.
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.
8th Aerial Port Squadron Mobility Teams Jun 26-28, 2014, Springfield/ Columbus, OH Contact: R.
SSgt Jeremy Convery is the All Things Financial technician at the 436th Aerial Port Squadron at Dover AFB.
DeJesus, 45, of Chicopee, spent five months in Iraq with the 58th Aerial Port Squadron based at Westover Air Reserve Base in his hometown.

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