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  • U.S. DoD Terminology: died of wounds received in action

    U.S. DoD Terminology: died of wounds received in action

    Official definition of the United States Department of Defense military term "died of wounds received in action ".





    died of wounds received in action


    A casualty category applicable to a hostile casualty, other than the victim of a terrorist activity, who dies of wounds or other injuries received in action after having reached a medical treatment facility. Also called DWRIA. See also casualty category.

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