Active duty refers to full-time duty in the active military service of the United States, including active duty or full-time training duty in the Reserve Component. Also called AD.
More from this Section
- Communications security materials
Communications security materials refer to all documents, devices, equipment, apparatus, and cryptomaterial which is used in establishing or maintaining secure communications.
- Land control operations
Land control operations refer to The employment of land forces, supported by maritime and air forces (as appropriate) to control vital land areas.
- Deception objective
Deception objective refers to the desired result of a deception operation expressed in terms of what the adversary is to do or not to do at the critical time and/or location.
- Joint fires element
Joint fires element is an optional staff element that provides recommendations to the operations directorate to accomplish fires planning and synchronization.
- Advance guard
Advance guard— Detachment sent ahead of the main force to ensure its uninterrupted advance; to protect the main body against surprise; to facilitate the advance by...
- Integrated consumable item support
Integrated consumable item support refers to a decision support system that takes time-phased force and deployment data and calculates the ability of ...
- Hygiene services
Hygiene services refer to the provision of personal hygiene facilities and waste collection; and the cleaning, repair, replacement, and return of individual ...