Repatriation Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
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.
- see also evacuation
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
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