Accession Number : AD0809332

Title :   MEDICAL COMMAND, TASCOM AND MEDICAL BRIGADE, FASCOM TASTA-70 (ACN 3133)

Descriptive Note : Final study

Corporate Author : ARMY COMBAT DEVELOPMENTS COMMAND MEDICAL SERVICE AGENCY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

PDF Url : AD0809332

Report Date : Dec 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 126

Abstract : This study presents the functions, organization, and concepts of operation of an Army-wide medical service within a theater of operations for TASTA-70. The Medical Brigade, FASCOM, supports the field army through the employment of subordinate control headquarters, hospitals, evacuation units, and other medical service organizations. The Medical Command, TASCOM, provides command, planning, and continuous operation of the theater-wide medical service by relieving the field army of its patients and providing them hospitalization in the COMMZ. TASCOM is furnished medical service on an area basis. Where appropriate, medical service functions were adapted to automated systems. Type medical service support organizations were structured for twelve, eight, three, and one division forces.

Descriptors :   *ARMY OPERATIONS, *MILITARY MEDICINE, DATA PROCESSING, HOSPITALS, LOGISTICS, MAINTENANCE, MEDICAL SUPPLIES, MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE