supporting operations

supporting operations

In amphibious operations, those operations conducted by forces other than those conducted by the amphibious force. See also amphibious force; amphibious operation.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
References in periodicals archive ?
AMC is directly supporting Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) both in the theater of operations as well as in CONUS.
Key to the plan is a $250 million Capital Campaign, now in its nucleus phase, which will fund the new building in addition to supporting operations and expanding the endowment.
Army dental assistants are currently supporting operations in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Korea, Japan, Europe and Central America.
The system allows "hot swaps" so that customers can continue to operate the library even as drives, fans, or power supplies are replaced, supporting operations. The libraries' advanced robotics provides tape cartridge exchanges per hour without requiring routine maintenance.
The JAT assesses the APOD in order to ensure that it is capable of supporting operations and identify any modifications that would be required to make the operation more efficient.
From inserting forces into forward operating bases, to transporting crucial cargo in support of ground forces, to relocating enemy detainees, to delivering a morale-boosting meal to Marines in the field on the Marine Corps' 230th birthday, the Griffins have constantly been supporting operations in the eastern Qaim region, including the cities of Husaybah, Karabilah, and Ubaydi.
For instance, many of the participants who recently returned from supporting operations in Southwest Asia and humanitarian aid in Thailand, were able to apply situational-based scenarios to help others execute EEDSK applications.
The group remained in theater supporting operations until they crossdecked to Valley Forge (CV 45) to return to the States.
VMFA(AW)-332 surpassed 90,000 Class A mishap-free hours while supporting operations in Thailand during Cobra Gold 2002.
Major elements of this funding included $958m to support operations of the US Mission in Iraq; $858.3m for activities in Afghanistan; $113.3m for key programmes and activities in Pakistan; and $1.1bn for supporting operations in other areas of unrest, including high threat, high risk posts.
In 2010, VAQ-132 was the first squadron to deploy with the Growler, providing support to Operation New Dawn in Iraq, and became the first to employ the AGM-88 HARM in combat from the Growler while supporting Operations Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector over Libya.
Summary: Hundreds of RAF staff are to be made redundant this week, with those supporting operations in Libya at risk of the axe.

Full browser ?