port of embarkation


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port of embarkation

The geographic point in a routing scheme from which cargo or personnel depart. This may be a seaport or aerial port from which personnel and equipment flow to a port of debarkation; for unit and nonunit requirements, it may or may not coincide with the origin. Also called POE. See also port of debarkation.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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He took the train that night for London, and five days after shook hands in farewell of his brothers at the port of embarkation.
Port of embarkation, clinical symptoms, and duration of travel did not predict delay to isolation (Table 2).
The redeployment support team also provides continuous communication with the sea port of embarkation. The 840th Transportation Battalion provided redeployment support to 17 BCTs from May-December 2009.
Passenger Mahmoud Abdullah Al-Aswani said that the mechanical problem did not cause the ship to be adrift without power, as the captain was able to return the vessel to its port of embarkation. The ship was given the go-ahead to leave after repairs were done and arrived in Dhuba on Tuesday after three days of travel.
Each volume presents the passenger lists in chronological order by each ship's arrival date, with codes for information on each person's age, sex, occupation, village of origin, and destination, plus the name of the ship, the port of embarkation, and the date of arrival.
The agency sends the details, then asks the seamen to send pounds 300 to cover transport costs to the port of embarkation. Needless to say, there is no job.
On the separate issue of scanning containers entering US ports for security purposes, Chertoff said he wanted to negotiate with international partners to get them to scan 100% of US-bound containers at the port of embarkation.
Visits to Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna, Pennsylvania; BAE Systems at York, Pennsylvania; and a port of embarkation will complement the classroom time and provide students with a visual representation of the sustaining base that supports the armed forces in the field.
15 ordering Heng Pov be deported to Singapore, his last port of embarkation.
Because stevedores are hired for the port, different companies are normally contracted at each port of embarkation and port of debarkation.
With a long legacy of water-based sightseeing and activities, it's obvious why the waterfront city of Norfolk has quickly grown into a popular port-of-call--as well as a unique port of embarkation and debarkation.
The visibility of troop movement now extends from the aerial port of embarkation all the way to the final (in-theater) aerial port of debarkation.