in-place force

in-place force

1. A North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-assigned force that, in peacetime, is principally stationed in the designated combat zone of the NATO command to which it is committed.
2. Force within a combatant commander's area of responsibility and under the combatant commander's combatant command (command authority).
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Here are some key points in the documents: Reset is critical and a priority for the ground forces, and rotations will substitute for previously in-place forces.