Center for Army Lessons Learned - Thesaurus
CALL title banner

Area Security

Definition/Scope: The Area Security (AS) function is to protect the force and to enhance the freedom of units to conduct their assigned missions. The MP who provide AS play a key role in supporting forces in rear-area and sustainment operations. The MP are a response force that delays and defeats enemy attempts to disrupt or demoralize military operations in the AO.



Broader Terms:

1st Marine Logistics Group
2nd Marine Logistics Group
3rd Marine Logistics Group
4th Marine Logistics Group
Antiterrorism/Force Protection
Military Police
MP functions

Narrower Terms:

area reconnaissance
area search
rear area security operations
risk reduction
traffic control point

Related Terms:

air ground base defense
Internment and Resettlement
Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
military police operations
rear operations

CALL Homepage >> Thesaurus Last Updated: Sept 17, 2008