Repatriation Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

repatriation

Term Source: JP 1-0 (Joint Personnel Support) ?

1.) The procedure whereby American citizens and their families are officially processed back into the United States subsequent to an evacuation.

2.) The release and return of enemy prisoners of war to their own country in accordance with the 1949 Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War.

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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: personnel

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 1-0: Joint Personnel Support, updated October 2011 View source document

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


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