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Deployment

Date of Publication

2/5/2010

Definition

The relocation of forces and materiel to desired operational areas. Deployment encompasses all activities from origin or home station through destination, specifically including intra-continental United States, inter-theater, and intra-theater movement legs, staging, and holding areas.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.07: Deployment-Limiting Medical Conditions for Service Members and DoD Civilian Employees

Related Glossary Terms

Deployment

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