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Contingency Deployment

Date of Publication

2/5/2010

Definition

A deployment that is limited to outside the continental United States, over 30 days in duration, and in a location with medical support from only non-fixed (temporary) military medical treatment facilities.  It is a deployment in which the relocation of forces and materiel is to an operational area in which a contingency is or may be occurring.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.07: Deployment-Limiting Medical Conditions for Service Members and DoD Civilian Employees

Related Glossary Terms

Contingency Plan

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