ARMY - AR 638-2
Army Mortuary Affairs Program
|Publication Date:||28 November 2016|
This regulation describes the Army Mortuary Affairs Program; sets policies and responsibilities for operating the Army Current Death Program worldwide; covers search for, recovery, tentative identification, preparation, and disposition of remains and assistance to eligible Family members of persons for whom the Army is responsible by statutes and executive orders; and sets policies and responsibilities for the disposition of personal effects (PE).
Applicability. This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated. This regulation is applicable during full mobilization.