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Contingency Deployment

Date of Publication:



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:

DODI 6490.07: Deployment-Limiting Medical Conditions for Service Members and DOD Civilian Employees

Related Glossary Terms:

Contingency Plan

Last Updated: August 01, 2022
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