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Subject: WARTIME CASUALTY REPORTING                                      

Unit: 24TH ID     

Parent  Organization: XVIII CORPS 

Box ID: BX001427

Folder Seq #:        309

Document Number:          8











                               DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
                 Headquarters, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized)
                                APO New York 09315


     GI/AG                                                     27 January'1991

     MEMORANDUM FROM ACofS, GI/AG, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized), APO New
                      York  09315

     MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRI13UTION

     SUBJECT: Wartime Casualty Reporting


     1. Reference:

        A. Msg 26120OZ JAN 91, CDR 18TIl PERS GRP//CASUALTY//, SAB.
        B. AR 600-8-1, Army Casualty and Memorial Affairs and Line of Duty
     Investigations.

     2. The purpose of this memorandum is to inform units of new procedural
     reporting requirements for submitting battle and nonbattle casualty
     reports.

     3. Effective immediately, all units will submit a casualty report (feeder
     cards or TACCS-generated feeder reports) for all battle casualties
     regardless of the severity of the casualty. A battle casualty is defined
     as one who is wounded, injured, or affected by disease as a result of
     enemy weapons or agents. Casualty reports will be immediately passed to
     GI/D-REAR.

     4. Disease Nonbattle Injuries classified as Very Seriously Injured or Ill
     (VSI), Seriously Injured or Ill (SI), or Special Category IAW Chapter 4-8,
     Ref B, will be expeditiously reported. Medical Authorities are the only
     qualified personnel to classify patients as VSI (SMITE) or SI (GAVEL).
     Units do not make that determination.

     5. Special Interests reports (e.g. self-inflicted or accidental gunshot
     wounds, vehicular accidents resulting in hospitalization) will also be
     submitted IAW Chapter 6-2D, Ref B.

     6. These procedures will be in effect until rescinded by DA.

     7. POC is ILT Damask, 9-7663-301.
     DISTRIBUTION:                         -G!       EN
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Box ID = BX001427
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Folder Title = MISC UNIT STATUS SPOT REPORTS 27 JAN 91
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Subject = WARTIME CASUALTY REPORTING
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