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What does FOB stand for?

FOB stands for Forward Operation(s) Base

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The Marines also distributed more than 1 million gallons of fuel, produced more than 365,000 gallons of drinkable water and provided power generation and power distribution services to multiple coalition force forward operations bases, according to the Marine Corps.
Forced to live in remote Forward Operation Bases sometimes for weeks at a time, the soldiers must also survive without electricity, bringing living conditions down to the most basic imaginable.
Fourteen forward operations bases were being constructed from the ground up, he said, adding: "Right now we are preparing a bundle of them for the new two-seven police mentoring mission that we have going out in the western part of my area, and also further west to one of the other regional commands.
” The United States uses the war on terrorism to pressure foreign governments to allow huge Main Operating Bases, midsize Forward Operation Sites or Cooperative Security Locations (“lily pad” staging areas for emergencies) on their soil.
net "Iraq: The Story You'll Never Get From The Media combines a compilation of columns written by Rusty Wilson for the 'Orange County Register' while he served on a Forward Operations Base in an Iraqi war zone, (and which ran between July and December 2004), with a brief historical review of Iraq's history, how civilian contractors got work in war-torn Iraq, the stories of soldiers on the line, the Iraqis encountered, and Wilson's afterthoughts on his experiences and observations once he had returned to the safety of United States.
From its base in Banja Luka it mounts operations from temporary Forward Operations Bases.