In an era of diminishing resources, and in order to meet the active force end-strength reduction, logistics capabilities may be shifted to echelons above brigade (EAB) in order to balance the BCTs.
What does EAB stand for?
EAB stands for Echelons Above Brigade
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We have 106 other meanings of EAB in our Acronym Attic
- Euro-Asian Association of Teachers of Astronomy (Russia)
- Eastern ARNG Aviation Training Site
- Excitatory Amino Acid Transporter
- East Asia Analytical Unit (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
- Experimental Autoimmune Anterior Uveitis (disease)
- Engineering Alumni Association University of Hawaii
- Electro-Mechanically Augmented Acoustic Violin (Don Rickert Musical Instruments)
- European Association of Avian Veterinarians
- Eastern Asia Commercial Bank
- Easy Access Button (keyboard programmable buttons)
- École Active Bilingue (French school)
- École d'Architecture de Bretagne (French: School of Architecture in Brittany)
- Ecosystems Assessment Branch (US EPA)
- Education across Borders (Seattle, WA)
- Educational Activities Board (IEEE)
- Educational Advisory Board (various organizations)
- Église Apostolique Belge (French: Belgian Apostolic Church; Belgium)
- Egyptian American Bank
- Elastic Adhesive Bandage
- Elective Abortion (also seen as EA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Training numerous military occupational specialties within the BSTB and training attached echelons above brigade contributes to the adaptive nature and versatile capabilities of the Sidewinder Team.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "Being common with Bradley decreases the logistics footprint that echelons above brigades will have to manage," Furber said.
The commander also advises the brigade S3 on the employment of the HUMINT section and what echelons above brigade (EAB) intelligence collection platforms or agencies are available in the brigade areas of responsibility (AOR) that can be incorporated into brigade planning.
There is confusion as to who is the "single face of logistics," especially at echelons above brigade (EAB), and which unit performs what specific sustainment functions.
Brigade support battalions (BSBs) and echelons above brigade (EAB) forces are supported by a streamlined structure of sustainment brigades, which are managed by a theater sustainment command (TSC) or an expeditionary sustainment command (ESC) of a TSC.
So are eliminating military police and combat observation/lasing teams from the BCTs and migrating those capabilities to echelons above brigade.
For example, at echelons above brigade, Reserve component sustainment units comprise over 72 percent of the total force.