FOR THOSE Left Behind

McLeroy, Carrie
May 2008
Soldiers;May2008, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p4
The article provides information on how the U.S. Army's Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Center (CMAOC) assists the families of dead soldiers beginning from notifying them about the death of their loved one up to the memorial service. The Casualty Assistance Centers (CAC) are responsible for the administrative functions of casualty operations and mortuary affairs. It explains the comprehensive training undergone by casualty notification officers (CNO) and casualty assistance officers (CAO) who are assigned to assist the families in every way.


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