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staging area

[′stāj·iŋ ‚er·ē·ə]
(ordnance)
A general locality, containing accommodations for troops, established for the concentration of troop units and transient personnel between movements over the lines of communication.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

staging area

A general locality between the mounting area and the objective of an amphibious or airborne expedition, through which all or parts of the expedition pass after mounting for refueling, regrouping of ships, and/or exercise, inspection, and redistribution of troops.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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The buck arrives at the staging area close to dark, works signposts and beds down or just loafs for the night.
Staging areas are almost always better for evening sits, and like any stand site, demand a quality entrance and exit route.
The primary goal when hunting these small staging areas is the same as the primary goal when hunting any stand: you need to be where the deer are heading and you need to be able to get to and from the stand without alerting any deer.
In the spring, we monitored movements of females and their use of stopover sites as they returned to spring staging areas on the Alaska Peninsula.
* Place placards in the windows of vehicles with the march unit listed on them, and mark the staging area with the spot where each march unit will stage to avoid confusion at the staging site.
ICODES (Integrated Computerized Deployment System) is the system used by the battalion as a ship loading software tool to create vessel stow plans and to assist in management of port staging areas.
Specifically, Kasabonika wants to become a hub for far Northern communities by establishing a minerals staging area, rebuilding service facilities, and honing mineral exploration expertise.
Capitalizing on this change of plans, the Terminals Department used the operation to determine if FISC has a staging area large enough to conduct a massive load out, such as one involving the Stryker Brigade.
As we pointed out previously (see "Behind the Terror Network" in our November 5, 2001 issue), a House Select Subcommittee concluded that the purpose of the Mujahideen invasion of the Balkans was to give "Iran an unprecedented foothold in Europe" by turning Bosnia -- a UN protectorate -- into a staging area for Iranian-sponsored terrorism.
They settled on a plan to create a staging area for the management of work orders prior to assembly.
Little did I know at the time, but I had inadvertently stumbled upon my first buck staging area as a whitetail hunter.