recovery party

recovery party

[ri′kəv·ə·rē ‚pärd·ē]
(ordnance)
A form of contact party whose purpose is the recovery of disabled ordnance materiel from predesignated collecting points, and the transportation of this materiel to the ordnance shops for repairs.
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When members of the recovery party finally reached the frozen bodies eight months later, they found the rock samples the struggling men had refused, perhaps foolishly, to cast aside.
It was a bittersweet fete for the hundreds of people who turned out for the Sherman Oaks Homeowners Association earthquake recovery party - a reminder that they had endured a frightening ordeal but emerged united.
That desire has been transformed into an unusual type of civic celebration - the quake recovery party.