Distressed Person Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

distressed person

Term Source: JP 3-50 (Personnel Recovery) ?

1.) An individual who requires search and rescue assistance to remove he or she from life-threatening or isolating circumstances in a permissive environment.

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: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-50: Personnel Recovery, updated December 2011 View source document

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

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