One of the finest descriptions of the rear area can be found in the "Daily Life in the Trenches" chapter of Ernst Junger's Storm of Steel.
What does RA stand for?
RA stands for Rear Area
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- Military and Government
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We have 122 other meanings of RA in our Acronym Attic
- Readiness Assessment (various organizations)
- Ready Access
- Ready Alert
- Ready Analog
- RealAudio File (proprietary streaming audio compression format, Real Networks)
- Realidad Aumentada (Spanish: Augmented Reality)
- Réalité Augmentée (French: Augmented Reality)
- Realm Ability (Dark Age of Camelot on-line game)
- Realtor Associate
- Rear Admiral
Samples in periodicals archive:
He was rarely within five kilometres of any combat, leading comrades to brand him "Etappenschwein" - a rear area pig.
This is asymmetric warfare, which has no defined frontline, forward or safe rear areas.
We also honor workers of the rear area, who contribute to this Great Victory through their self-sacrificing labor.
chances are that rear area is best used for cargo (there is 39-ft[.
The brigade will provide support to the committed BCTs; perform missions in its own area of operations to support the offense, the defense, or stability operations; and support the division and corps rear areas with essential control functions.
Inspect the front and rear areas for water after flying in wet weather, if the area is wet, dry it up