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.
- also called NDMS
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
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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