Provision of Food and Beverages to Certain Members and Dependents Not Receiving Inpatient Care in Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs)
|Publication Date:||7 March 2014|
PURPOSE. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02 (Reference (a)), this instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction to provide food and beverages to certain members and dependents not receiving inpatient care in MTFs, in accordance with the authority of section 1078b of Title 10, United States Code (Reference (b)), and guidance in DoD Instruction 1338.10 (Reference (c)).
APPLICABILITY. This instruction applies to:
a. OSD, the Military Departments (including the U.S. Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), 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 DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").
b. Under agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) , and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).