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What does LD stand for?

LD stands for Line of Departure


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Failing to complete the breach to standard labeled the platoon as deficient, earning them a spot back at the line of departure.
military tactic, endorsed in Field Artillery magazine, is to fire mortars across the line of departure and preceding the American advance into an area, walking the fire in front of the American troops.
htm By Michael Yon (Independent journalist/photographer) A self-financed, self-taught combat journalist and photographer whose reports from the field have won him a wide following, Michael Yon joined an American unit as it crossed the line of departure for the second phase of The Surge and headed for Diyala province and the al Qaeda stronghold of Baqubah.
It always struck me as strange how so many professors I knew had a professed love for some Third World peoples somewhere but no palpable feelings for the boys of the Fighting 69th--who were given last rites by their regimental chaplain before they left the line of departure and then were mowed down crossing hundreds of yards of open fields at Fredericksburg--or for Confederate teenagers in bare feet and homespun with acorns for food trying to hold Chickamauga Ridge against a massive Union assault.