Accession Number:

ADA180301

Title:

Casualty Reporting and Assistance Programs in the Military Services: Is There a Need for Joint Casualty Operations

Descriptive Note:

Individual essay

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-03-23

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this essay is to examine the casulaty systems of each of the services Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines and recent incidents involving mass or multi-service casulaties to determine the feasibility and necessity of establishing a joint casualty operations agency at JCS level to serve as the focal point for coordination of casualty reporting and assistance policies and actions for all services during peace and wartime for delineating casualty reporting responsibilities and procedures during joint combat operations and, to act as a central clearing house for all casualty related matters for all services.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Weapons Effects (Biological)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE