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Deployment

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The movement of forces into and out of an operational area.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Deployment | Deployment

United States

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Includes the land area, internal waters, territorial sea, and airspace of the United States, including  a. United States territories; and b. Other areas over which the United States Government has complete jurisdiction and control or has ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

United States | United States | United States

Preventive Medicine

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Anticipating, predicting, identifying, preventing, and controlling illnesses, injuries, communicable diseases (including vector-, food- and water-borne diseases), and diseases due to exposure to occupational and environmental health hazards. ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Preventive Medicine

Periodic Occupational and Environmental Monitoring Summary

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Unclassified and publically-releasable OEH monitoring summaries (e.g., noise, thermal stress, airborne pollutants, soil and water contaminants, incidents, and infectious diseases) that identify location specific OEH hazards and population ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Periodic Occupational and Environmental Monitoring Summary

Redeployment

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The transfer or rotation of forces and materiel to support another commander’s operational requirements, or to return personnel, equipment, and materiel to the home and/or demobilization stations for reintegration and/or out-processing.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Redeployment

Disease and Injury

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Injury or degradation of functional capability sustained by personnel, caused by disease and non-battle injury or by enemy action.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Disease and Injury

Food Protection

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Overarching term that includes both food safety and food defense.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Food Protection | Food Protection

Feral Animal Risk Mitigation

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

A combination of policies, procedures, and practices that when collectively employed in an operational environment reduces the traumatic injury and disease risks posed by feral animals (free-roaming animals, usually a domestic species with no ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Feral Animal Risk Mitigation

Area of Responsibility

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The geographical area associated with a combatant command within which a geographic combatant commander has authority to plan and conduct operations.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Area of Responsibility

Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The regular or repeated collection, analysis, archiving, interpretation, and dissemination of occupational and environmental health-related data for monitoring the health of, or potential health hazard impact on, a population and individual ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance | Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance | Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance

Deployment Health Activities

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Health-related activities and measures that are undertaken to assess and minimize health risks associated with deployment.  Activities encompass the regular collection, analysis, interpretation, recording, archiving, and distribution of ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Deployment Health Activities

DoD Electronic Medical Record

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The electronic medical record system used by the DoD; specifically, the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application or its successor.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

DoD Electronic Medical Record

Occupational and Environmental Health Site Assessment

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

Documents the OEH conditions found at a site (e.g., deployment site such as a base camp, bivouac site or outpost, main operating base or forward operating site, enduring location, or contingency location) beginning at or near the time it is ...

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Occupational and Environmental Health Site Assessment

DoD Veterinary Health Record

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

The electronic or hard copy medical record system used by the DoD to capture all veterinary medical and dental health care documentation.  The electronic system is the VSSM or its successor.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

DoD Veterinary Health Record

Bioassay

Glossary Term
Date of Publication
6/19/2019

A specific biomonitoring method to assess biological specimens for changes resulting from exposure to materials foreign to the body or detect parent compounds or the metabolites of exposure agents.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.03: Deployment Health

Related Glossary Terms

Bioassay
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