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According to a 1991 report by the General Accounting Office, "the Marine Corps used a new [Saudi Arabian] port at Al Jubail as its primary debarkation point and theater supply depot." The Air Force occupied existing Saudi Arabian "air bases that had airfields with hangers, living facilities, and mess facilities."
It's a symbolic debarkation point whereby if you're entering from Eugene, you're leaving the Land of Enlightenment for the City that Skoal Built.
This sequence is repeated until they finally reach a ferry debarkation point for the young couple.
Ships That Call: Seward is the embarkation or debarkation point for every cruise of the Gulf of Alaska in 2002.
In the same period, Italy faced a major challenge as one of the main debarkation points for migrants.
In WWI and WWII, ocean liners and freighters were drafted to move our forces and their materiel to debarkation points. During the Vietnam War commercial airlines began to move forces to/ from Vietnam and ocean carriers began to move materiel and sustainment cargoes under government bills of lading.
It also helps to explain why the most difficult segment of the supply chain to maintain visibility and accountability is in the--final five miles.|| This means that after traveling thousands of miles from factory or depot; through multiple consignees at distribution, embarkation, and debarkation points; to entry into the theater of operations; and finally, to the supply sergeant at a major forward installation, shipments of supplies and materials can, unfortunately, still get diverted, lost, or otherwise unaccounted for in the final leg, immediately prior to delivery.
AT the debarkation points and on the supply lines --at the fighting fronts and on the rough terrain behind them--big, multiple-drive Studebaker trucks are writing brilliant new chapters of transport history every day of this war.