Nongovernmental Organization Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

nongovernmental organization

1.) A private, self-governing, not-for-profit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering; and/or promoting education, health care, economic development, environmental protection, human rights, and conflict resolution; and/or encouraging the establishment of democratic institutions and civil society.

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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 3-08: Interorganizational Coordination During Joint Operations, updated June 2011 View source document

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


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