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What does OA stand for?

OA stands for Objective Area

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If personnel or vehicles, commonly known as "squirters," were spotted fleeing the objective area, the Huey would land and drop off the ARF to interdict.
As they neared their objective, the crew had to ensure their arrival wouldn't compete with friendly escort aircraft directly overhead the landing zone, so they could integrate their aircraft into the objective area, Keech said.
After the operation, the UAV can also be integrated to overwatch the objective area to gather atmospherics for any potential enemy personnel that seek to intimidate members of the local population.
This seabased force--particularly its aircraft carriers and amphibious ships with embarked Marines--is capable of projecting influence and power ashore without reliance on ports and airfields in the objective area.
They were well-equipped, well-led, and they did exactly what they were tasked to do, which was to clear the objective area and the surrounding towns.