Given the vast challenges of unit movements, especially returning or redeploying units, a proper, more inclusive, and broader definition of reverse logistics may prove extremely valuable in helping to bring better visibility and control of such movements, as well as in the redeployment of materiel from theater CO theater or unit to unit.
What does UM stand for?
UM stands for Unit Movement
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
See other definitions of UM
We have 16 other meanings of UM in our Acronym Attic
- Underground Mine
- Underwater Mechanic
- Unexplained-Mysteries (website)
- Unified Messaging
- Unified Model
- Uniform Manifest (HAZMAT)
- Uniform Methodology (finance)
- Uninsured Motorist coverage (protects a motorist against damage from an accident with an uninsured motorist)
- Unión para a Mudanza (Spanish: Union for Change, Guinea-Bissau)
- Unit Manager
- Unit of Measure Code
- Unit of Measurement
- United Methodist
- Universal Modem
- Universidad de Montevideo (Spanish: University of Montevideo; Montevideo, Uruguay)
- Universidad de Morón (Spanish: University of Morón; Argentina)
- Universidade do Minho (Portugal)
- Université de Moncton (French; Nouveau-Brunswick, Québec)
- Université de Montréal
- Universiti Malaya (Malaya University, Malaysia)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Private label unit movement advanced by nine percent.
Second, we learned that having multiple unit movement officers embedded at the company level helped tremendously.
Since clinic closure actions were not initiated until unit movements were publicized, medical personnel were not able to submit requests for personnel actions to generate requests for orders until well after the supported units had initiated personnel actions.
For example, the chapter on Gunnery Sergeant Justin Lehew, USMC, illustrates the intense fog and friction of war by describing unit movements, smoke discharges, and Lehew's internal monologue.
These supply professionals typically operate independently and must be knowledgeable in understanding the financial implications associated with TACON/OPCON relationships, contracting and unit movements (mobility).
Another gripe is unit movement, particularly vehicles, which can get lost en route.
One of the best and most complete articles about using RFID for ITV as part of unit movement and sustainment processes was published in the November-December 2004 issue of Infantry Magazine.