HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: militaryService


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0140
Status:Active as of 2019-12-01

Code system of concepts which specify the military branch. This field is defined by CMS or other regulatory agencies. Used in HL7 Version 2.x messaging in the PD1 segment.

Publisher:HL7, Inc
Committee:Patient Administration

Copyright HL7. Licensed under creative commons public domain

Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.18.62 (for OID based terminology systems)
Value Set:http://terminology.hl7.org/ValueSet/v2-0140 ( is the value set for all codes in this code system)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


statushttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#statusStatus of the conceptcode
deprecatedhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v2-table-deprecatedVersion of HL7 in which the code was deprecatedcode

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v2-0140 defines the following codes:

USA US ArmyUS Army
USN US NavyUS Navy
USAF US Air ForceUS Air Force
USMC US Marine CorpsUS Marine Corps
USCG US Coast GuardUS Coast Guard
USPHS US Public Health ServiceUS Public Health Service
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NATO North Atlantic Treaty OrganizationNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization
AUSA Australian ArmyAustralian Army
AUSN Australian NavyAustralian Navy
AUSAF Australian Air ForceAustralian Air Force


2020-05-06reviseVocabulary WGTed KleinMigrated to the UTG maintenance environment and publishing tooling.