Homeland Security Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

homeland security

Term Source: JP 3-27 (Homeland Defense) ?

1.) A concerted national effort to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States; reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism, major disasters, and other emergencies; and minimize the damage and recover from attacks, major disasters, and other emergencies that occur.

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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

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-27: Homeland Defense, updated July 2013 View source document

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


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