TITLE

Automating mortuary affairs

AUTHOR(S)
Catacutan, Mario A.
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Army Logistician;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses emerging automation technologies that can be used to bring mortuary affairs of the United States Army into the 21st century. Goal of the mortuary affairs program; Support beginning at the tactical unit level; Logistics initiatives.
ACCESSION #
2574715

 

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