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ARMY - AR 40-5

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

inactive
Organization: ARMY
Publication Date: 22 July 2005
Status: inactive
Page Count: 45
scope:

Applicability.

This regulation applies to all elements of the Army across the full spectrum of military operations from peacetime through major theater warfare. This regulation applies to all Army personnel to include the Active Army; the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States and United States Army Reserve personnel on active duty or in drill status; United States Military Academy cadets; United States Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets, when engaged in directed training activities; foreign national military personnel assigned to Army components; and civilian personnel and nonappropriated fund personnel employed by the Army worldwide. Except for those preventive medicine services defined in Department of Defense Instruction 6055.1 for supporting Department of Defense contractor personnel during outside continental United States force deployments or specifically provided for in contracts between the Government and a contractor, this regulation does not generally apply to Army contractor personnel and contractor operations. This regulation is applicable during mobilization.

Purpose

This regulation-

a. Establishes policies for preventive medicine.

b. Defines preventive medicine and directs the establishment of preventive medicine programs and services.

c. Assigns responsibilities for-

(1) Improving and sustaining health throughout the Army and across the spectrum of military operations, including joint and combined operations.

(2) Developing and implementing preventive medicine programs and services.

(3) Providing preventive medicine resources, services, and technical support.

(4) Providing preventive medicine guidance, strategy, doctrine, and oversight.

(5) Conducting comprehensive, coordinated military health surveillance activities to include medical surveillance and occupational and environmental health (OEH) surveillance for Army personnel throughout their time in service.

(6) Identifying or developing military-unique OEH standards, criteria, and guidelines.

(7) Implementing Department of Defense directives (DODDs) and Department of Defense instructions (DODIs), including those listed in appendix A.

Document History

May 12, 2020
Army Public Health Program
Scope of Army public health a. PH is the preservation, maintenance, and restoration of health in Army populations through the anticipation, prediction, identification, surveillance, evaluation,...
May 25, 2007
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
Applicability. This regulation applies to all elements of the Army across the full spectrum of military operations from peacetime through major theater warfare. This regulation applies to all Army...
AR 40-5
July 22, 2005
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
Applicability. This regulation applies to all elements of the Army across the full spectrum of military operations from peacetime through major theater warfare. This regulation applies to all Army...
October 15, 1990
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
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