Request For Assistance Definition -

request for assistance

Term Source: JP 3-28 (Defense Support of Civil Authorities) ?

1.) A request based on mission requirements and expressed in terms of desired outcome, formally asking the Department of Defense to provide assistance to a local, state, tribal, or other federal agency.

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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


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-28: Defense Support of Civil Authorities, updated July 2013 View source document

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

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