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data element

Term Source: JP 1-0 (Joint Personnel Support) ?

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

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 1-0: Joint Personnel Support, updated October 2011 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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