National Disaster Medical System Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

National Disaster Medical System

1.) A coordinated partnership between Departments of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Defense, and Veterans Affairs established for the purpose of responding to the needs of casualties of a public health emergency.

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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

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Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-41: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Consequence Management, updated June 2012 View source document

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


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