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Dakar
London  UK
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Army marching term?
3/16/2021 3:23:41 AM
What's the term to describe an army on a route march when two groups alternate -- one group goes ahead to set up camp for the other group, and vice versa?
DT509er
Santa Rosa CA USA
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Army marching term?
3/16/2021 9:59:47 PM
For the US Army, it is known as the Quartering Party, defined as: "Secure, reconnoiter, and organize an area for the main body’s arrival and occupation. "

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