ARMY - DA PAM 40-506
The Army Vision Conservation and Readiness Program
|Publication Date:||15 July 2009|
The purpose of this pamphlet is to ensure military, civilian, and contract employees of the Department of the Army (DA), U.S. Army Reserve (USAR), and Army National Guard (ARNG) have the visual performance, optical devices, and ocular health necessary to perform their assigned activities in a safe and efficient manner.
Applicability. This pamphlet applies to all Active, Reserve, National Guard, and civil service personal working for the Department of the Army who perform tasks in eye-hazardous jobs environments including deployment. It also applies to all personnel from sister services and foreign military personnel attached to Department of the Army units. Portions of this publication may not be applicable during mobilization, during preparation for imminent armed conflict, and for military unique equipment, systems, and operations. Protective measures will be applied to the maximum extent possible in the theater of operations to preserve the fighting strength. This pamphlet is also applicable to DA personnel deployed on either humanitarian or peacekeeping missions.