port of support
The geographic point (seaport or airport) in an objective area that is the terminal point for strategic deployment for non-unit-related supplies. Each component designates ports of support for four categories of resupply: general cargo; ammunition; petroleum, oils, and lubricants; and air deliveries. Also called POS.

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