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Subject: COMMAND REPORT OPERATION DESERT STORM                           

Box  ID: BX000481

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Folder Title: COMMAND REPORTS  803D MEDICAL GROUP COMMAND REPORT                                              

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Unit: ARCENT      

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                               DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
                          HEADQUARTERS, 803D MEDICAL GROUP
                               OPERATION DESERT STORM
                                APO, NEW YORK 09734


                                                             2S March 1991
         MEMORANDUM FOR THIRD MEDCOM, attention: CPT Hall

         SUBJECT: Command Report Operation Desert Storm





                  SU    Y OF OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS AND ACTIVITIES

                                   Major Elements

             (a) 803d Medical Group arrived in theater on 21 December 1990.
             The main body deployed to KKMC on 29 December and became
             operational as a command and control headquarters within 12
             hours.
             (b) During the period of 9 January 91 through I March 91 the
             803d Medical Group coordinated the Anthrax Vaccine distribution
             and administration program in the King Khalid Military City
             (KKMC) area. The program was divided into two phases.
                 In the first phase, 9 January through 15 January, 32,000
             doses of vaccine were distributed. In the second phase, 7
             February through I March, 54,900 doses were distributed, of this
             total of 86,900 doses, 18,000 doses were directly administered
             by personnel of the 803d Medical Group. The remaining 68,900
             doses were distributed to Viii Corps, VII Corps, and various EAC
             Army and Air Force units for administration by their own organic
             medical personnel.
                 On 7 February 91, the 803d Medical Group made distribution
             of 44,730 doses of Botulism Vaccine to the VII
             corps.
             (c) 13 January 1991 - Briefed 22nd SUPCON Deputy Commander BG
             GUeSt. Brief focused on the Group's mission, capabilities and
             concept of operation.
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             Group established tactical operation for all sections - 24 hour
             manning through 17 MAR 1991.
             (e) 14 January 1991 - 343d Medical Detachment (RA) developed
             evacuation aviation procedures. ARCENT then published a
             procedure to theater for incoming non-803d Xedevac aircraft
             utilizing Medical (Med) Base America.
             (f) 14 January 1991 - The Group tests its rear battle alert
             system in preparation for the air war.
             (g) 15 January 1991 - 803d Medical Group tasked to support
             Convoy Support Centers Whiskey and Victor with two ground
             ambulances at each location and on-call medevac support.
             (h) 17 January 1991 - First hospital treatment beds were

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Folder Title = COMMAND REPORTS 803D MEDICAL GROUP COMMAND REPORT
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Subject = COMMAND REPORT OPERATION DESERT STORM
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