• What does ECHELON Stand For?

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*****ECHELON(DOD,NATO) 1.A subdivision of a headquarters, i.e., forward echelon, rear echelon.
  
*****ECHELON(DOD,NATO) 4.A formation in which its subdivisions are placed one behind another, with a lateral and even spacing to the same side.
  
****ECHELON(DOD,NATO) 2.Separate level of command.As compared to a regiment, a division is a higher echelon, a battalion is a lower echelon.
  
***ECHELON(DOD,NATO) 3.A fraction of a command in the direction of depth to which a principal combat mission is assigned; i.e., attack echelon, support echelon, reserve echelon.