Class VIIIA Medical Materiel Supply Management
|Publication Date:||29 September 2015|
PURPOSE. This directive:
a. Reissues and renames DoD Directive (DoDD) 5101.9 (Reference (a)) to establish policy and assign responsibilities for the management of the Class VIIIA medical materiel across the spectrum of military operations.
b. Designates the Director, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) as the DoD Executive Agent (DoD EA) for Medical Materiel, in accordance with DoDD 5101.1 (Reference (b)).
c. Establishes the relationship of the DoD EA for Medical Materiel to the other DoD Component heads worldwide, in peacetime, wartime, for homeland defense, defense support of civil authorities (DSCA) in accordance with DoDD 3025.18 (Reference (c)), and other contingencies.
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 DoD (referred to collectively in this directive as the "DoD Components").