Protected Persons/places Definition -

protected persons/places

Term Source: JP 1-04 (Legal Support to Military Operations) ?

1.) Persons (such as enemy prisoners of war) and places (such as hospitals) that enjoy special protections under the law of war. They may or may not be marked with protected emblems.

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: personnel


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 1-04: Legal Support to Military Operations, updated August 2011 View source document

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

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