mortuary affairs


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mortuary affairs

Covers the search for, recovery, identification, preparation, and disposition of remains of persons for whom the Services are responsible by status and Executive Order. See also joint mortuary affairs office.
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The Quartermaster Center and School is the proponent for joint mortuary affairs. It provides continual, sustainable, global mortuary affairs support for the Department of Defense.
They are Air Force leaders and experts now in the esoteric field of military mortuary affairs, honoring all fallen members of the armed forces.
Lisa Leppo, a forensic anthropologist assigned to the Joint Mortuary Affairs Center at Fort Lee, Va.
Another means to locate property is through the Mortuary Affairs Office, Human Resources Command (HRC), which can submit an inquiry to its Theater Mortuary Officer and unit property officers to determine whether they received a specific Soldier's PE.
Daniel Cotnoir, a Marine identified as being in "Mortuary Affairs," says: "It is gruesome to just beyond the realm of a horror film." The great majority are shocked by the blood, the heat, the killing, the chaos.
Rose Alexander, a spokeswoman for the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office, said reporters have been cooperative and there haven't been any problems.
The Air Force and Navy culinary schools will relocate there, and a joint military mortuary affairs center will be established there.
Amico, a Nichols College graduate and West Roxbury native, is currently assigned to the Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Center in Alexandria, Va.
The family found closure when DPMO Mortuary Affairs Specialist Paul A.
Twenty-one tasks ranging from ethical decision making to mortuary affairs support will be delivered via TRADOC-developed distance learning.
We have a mortuary affairs team on its way to the site.