off-load preparation party


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off-load preparation party

A temporary task organization of Navy and Marine maintenance, embarkation, equipment operators, and cargo-handling personnel deployed to the maritime pre-positioning ship before or during its transit to the objective area to prepare the ship's off-load systems and embarked equipment for off-load. Also called OPP. See also task organization.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.