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Definition of Initial reception point

Initial reception point Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
In personnel recovery, a secure area or facility under friendly control where initial reception of recovered isolated personnel can safely take place. This point is ideally associated with a medical treatment facility, can safeguard recovered isolated personnel for up to 48 hours, and is where the reintegration process begins. (JP 3-50)
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )