- to transfer (a unit, a person, supplies, etc.) from one theater of operations to another.
- to move or allocate to a different position, use, function, or the like; reassign.
- to execute a redeployment.
Origin of redeploy
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Examples from the Web for redeployment
That message is lost on the soldiers of Bravo who, on the eve of redeployment, have no reason to feel hopeful about their lives.American Dreams: The Essential Book of 2012
December 28, 2012
Some say that the uncertainty and ultimate disappointment of redeployment may have taken a heavy toll on Bales.Robert Bales, the Army Staff Sgt. Accused of Killing 16 Afghans
March 18, 2012
“Redeployment,” by debut author Phil Klay, puts you in the boots of a soldier returning home.A Literary Tribute
September 10, 2011
Gates, however, views these cuts as a redeployment of resources rather than a reduction of defense spending.The Risky Rush to Cut Defense Spending
January 7, 2011
World War II officers had to abide by this standard in dealing with the general malaise which arose out of redeployment.The Armed Forces Officer
U. S. Department of Defense
- to assign new positions or tasks to (labour, troops, etc)
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Word Origin and History for redeployment
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