forward edge of the battle area

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forward edge of the battle area (FEBA)

The foremost limits of a series of areas in which ground combat units are deployed. The area is designated to coordinate fire support, the positioning of forces, or the maneuver of units. It excludes the areas in which the covering or screening forces are operating.
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The 2nd Worcesters holding the front line thought we had come up to relieve them, and were surprised to learn that we had come up for an attack on the crater.
then you must prove those promises to the front line when you ask them to work in support of them.
AutoSimply Manufacturing, Front Line Systems and Core Products employees worked together to ensure customizations specific to their company were in place.
Front Line member Khalid Ibrahim told the GDN from Dublin that they would be sending a letter to the Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and the Justice and Islamic Affairs and Interior ministries today.
Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Front Line is a leader in strategic consulting and market analysis for the Life Sciences industries, offering strategic business intelligence through exclusive consulting engagements and comprehensive strategic market reports of key therapeutic and technology areas.
Overall, the authors adopt a disappointingly uncritical understanding of the changes within the organization of work and the experience of service at the front line.
She asked the then Tory leader if women should be in the front line and, despite the party's firm stance against it, Hague conceded: "I am pretty pragmatic about this.
You may be a lesbian, but you never bothered to be out; you never did any of that groundwork, broke the brand, or stood on the front line.
BANKING security experts have completed their lengthy investigation into the activities of the failed Front Line Bookmakers, which crashed two years ago, leaving a trail of debts, writes Roy Briggs.
Here's an example of front line computing in materials handling: A warehouse worker has a radio frequency data terminal with attached bar code reader.
It has been said that the further you are from the front line, the less you know about what's really going on.
These tribal-sized groups represent the front line of today's streamlined business organization.