mission assignment

What is mission assignment?

mission assignment meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
The vehicle used by the Department of Homeland Security/Emergency Preparedness and Response/Federal Emergency Management Agency to support federal operations in a Stafford Act major disaster or emergency declaration that orders immediate, short-term emergency response assistance when an applicable state or local government is overwhelmed by the event and lacks the capability to perform, or contract for, the necessary work.
Source: JP 3-28


reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms