Intelligence Law Glossary - Accompanying the Armed Forces Outside the United States [HTML-Only]


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Accompanying the Armed Forces Outside the United States

Statutory Law

18 U.S.C. § 3267(2) (Title 18—Chapter 212: Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 3261 et seq.]:
   (2) The term "accompanying the Armed Forces outside the United States" means—
      (A) a dependent of—
         (i) a member of the Armed Forces;
         (ii) a civilian employee of the Department of Defense (including a nonappropriated fund instrumentality of the Department); or
         (iii) a Department of Defense contractor (including a subcontractor at any tier) or an employee of a Department of Defense contractor (including a subcontractor at any tier);
      (B) residing with such member, civilian employee, contractor, or contractor employee outside the United States; and
      (C) not a national of or ordinarily resident in the host nation.