Data Element Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) In electronic recordkeeping, a combination of characters or bytes referring to one separate item of information, such as name, address, or age.
2.) A basic unit of information built on standard structures having a unique meaning and distinct units or values.
In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
Term Classification: personnel
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