Joint Mortuary Affairs Office Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

joint mortuary affairs office

Term Source: JP 4-06 (Mortuary Affairs) ?

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.

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: logistics

Source:

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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