(in a military operation) the troops and officers in a combat zone or in a position to engage the enemy.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Compare rear echelon.
Words nearby forward echelon
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