Joint Mortuary Affairs Office Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
joint mortuary affairs office
1.) Plans and executes all mortuary affairs programs within a theater. Provides guidance to facilitate the conduct of all mortuary programs and to maintain data (as required) pertaining to recovery, identification, and disposition of all US dead and missing in the assigned theater. Serves as the central clearing point for all mortuary affairs and monitors the deceased and missing personal effects program.
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Term Classification: logistics
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 4-06: Mortuary Affairs, updated October 2011 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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