Evacuation Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) The controlled process of collecting, classifying, and shipping unserviceable or abandoned materiel, United States or foreign, to appropriate reclamation, maintenance, technical intelligence, or disposal facilities.
2.) Removal of a patient by any of a variety of transport means from a theater of military operation, or between health services capabilities, for the purpose of preventing further illness or injury, providing additional care, or providing disposition of patients from the military health care system.
3.) The clearance of personnel, animals, or materiel from a given locality.
- related noncombatant evacuation operations
- related aeromedical evacuation unit
- see also evacuee
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 3-68: Noncombatant Evacuation Operations, updated December 2010 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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