Mortuary Affairs Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

mortuary affairs

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

1.) Provides for the search, recovery, identification, preparation, and disposition of human remains of persons for whom the Services are responsible by status and executive order.

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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