TeachMeFinance.com - explain assault follow-on echelon
assault follow-on echelon 'assault follow-on echelon' is an military term meaning '(DOD) In amphibious operations, that echelon of the assault troops, vehicles, aircraft, equipment, and supplies that, though not needed to initiate the assault, is required to support and sustain the assault. In order to accomplish its purpose, it is normally required in the objective area no later than five days after commencement of the assault landing. Also called AFOE'.
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