Refugee Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

refugee

Term Source: JP 3-29 (Foreign Humanitarian Assistance) ?

1.) A person who, owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of his or her nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself or herself of the protection of that country.

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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

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-29: Foreign Humanitarian Assistance, updated January 2014 View source document

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


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