Health Service Support
|Publication Date:||6 January 2011|
PURPOSE. This Directive:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 6000.12 (Reference (a)) to establish policy and assign responsibilities pursuant to sections 2114, 2122, and 2123 of title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (b)) and sections 301d, 301e, 302, 302a through 302e, 303, and 303a of title 37, U.S.C. (Reference (c)) for matters related to health service support, including, but not limited to, medical manpower, military medical training, medical logistics, and the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP).
b. Designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent for the Armed Services Blood Program Office (ASBPO), who exercises this authority through the Surgeon General of the Army, in accordance with DoDD 5101.1 (Reference (d)).
APPLICABILITY. This Directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").