continental United States replacement center
Definition/Scope: See personnel replacement center. (AR 600-8-101 & FM 1-0) The CRC mission is to receive replacement soldiers and civilians, provide theater-specific equipment, and prepare replacements. The CRC replacement battalion accounts for and reports the status of replacements, coordinates equipping, transportation and training, and stages personnel for movement to a theater of operations. The CRC becomes a CONUS demobilization center (CDC) upon redeployment. It receives, outprocesses, and accounts for individuals returning from the theater, to include soldiers, civilians, non-combatant evacuees, and American Red Cross personnel.
Use:personnel replacement center
Acronym:CONUS replacement centers
Related Terms:Army Mobilization and Operations Planning and Execution System