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DODD 6490.03

DEPLOYMENT HEALTH

inactive
Organization: DODD
Publication Date: 11 August 2006
Status: inactive
Page Count: 39
scope:

APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE

2.1. This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (DoD), the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). The term "Military Services," as used herein, refers to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard when it is operating as a Service in the Navy. By agreement with the Secretary of Homeland Security, this Directive will also apply to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a Service in the Navy.

2.2. This Instruction applies to deploying, deployed, and redeployed (those who have returned from deployment) Service members and units as well as DoD civilian employees and DoD contractor personnel deploying with United States (U.S.) forces (hereafter referred to as "DoD personnel") consistent with DoD and Service-specific guidance, including DoD Directive 6200.4 (Reference (g)), DoD Directive 1400.31 (Reference (h)), DoD Instruction 1400.32 (Reference (i)), and DoD Instruction 3020.41 (Reference (j)). However, DoD contractor personnel are only included to the extent provided in the applicable contracts or according to Reference (j) or Service policy.

2.3. Shipboard operations that are not anticipated to involve operations ashore are exempt from the requirements of this Instruction EXCEPT for recording individual daily deployment locations or when potential health threats indicate actions necessary beyond the scope of shipboard occupational health programs or per the decision of the commander exercising operational control.

REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE

This Instruction:

1.1. Reissues Reference (a) to implement policy; replaces References (b), (c), (d), and the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness memorandum, "Improved Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance Reporting and Archiving" (Reference (e)); and assigns responsibilities for deployment health activities under DoD Directive 6490.2 (Reference (f)).

1.2. Implements policies and prescribes procedures for deployment health activities for Joint and Service-specific deployments to monitor, assess, and prevent Disease and Non-Battle Injury (DNBI); to control or reduce Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) risks; to document and link OEH exposures with deployed personnel, including exposures to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) warfare agents; and to record the daily locations of deployed personnel.

Document History

June 19, 2019
DEPLOYMENT HEALTH
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directives (DoDDs) 5124.02, 5136.13, and 6200.04; and Sections 1074a, 10149, and 10206 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.), this issuance: •...
September 30, 2011
DEPLOYMENT HEALTH
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant...
DODD 6490.03
August 11, 2006
DEPLOYMENT HEALTH
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE 2.1. This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the...
August 7, 1997
DEPLOYMENT HEALTH
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