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Subject: XVIII ABN CORPS MEMO MED AND CHEMCIAL THREAT SWA                

Unit: 22D SUPCOM  

Parent Organization: ARCENT      

Box ID: BX005201

Folder Title: 675TH MED DET OA  HISTORICAL FILES -UNSORTED                                                    

Document Number:         10

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                                 DEPARTMENT OF TliE ARMY
                           HEADQUARTERS, XVIII AIRBORNE CORPS AND FORT BRAGG
                                 FORT BRAGG, NORTH CAROLINA 28307-5000


                 EPLY TO
                ATTENTION OF:


         F)FZA-MD



         MEMORANDUM FOR coEE Dlc3TRIPUTION


         SU13JF-C-r -OPET4ATit3M Dr@c;17@Rl- CIFIEI-F) MU-Dlt-'(-IL AND CIIEMICNL -f@4REA-1



         I- You are being provided the followinn pieces of eq"inment.
         Most are intended to prevent you from dvinr4 or from bpcomini3
         rF-,verely, perhaps permanently ill from diseases prevalent where
         vou are going.    While these may not look as important to you as
         your WC-ckpcNn, proper, consistent Li-e will truly, for real, helii
         you  return home well. They work-

              2tubes of new DEET cr@?ne -- for skin
              2 bottles Sunscreen - for skin
              Ican Perroethrin aerosol - for mosquito nettinn. and bedding
              2NNPP blister paci@s-@ - for use only when command directed
              3 3 Ma@k-I - Nerve Agent Antidote kits
              2M-25a - Decontamination Kits


         c@- Water and Food Threat:

              W@.ttev, ice and food available from the economy is almost
         uniformly contaminated with bacteria. viruses, and parasites to
         Which you have no immunity.      Ty@)li@id fever and intestinal
         Parasites are common. DO NOT USE LOCNL- WATER OR FOOD! IJSE ONI-Y
         U.S. MILITARY WATER SOURCES AND tA(-)IIaid-lik@ flavoring predicts as the iciclitivL-s contained
         will inactivate the usually protective levels of chlorine.           I'tit-
         residual chlorine MUST be kept high.

         3- Insect, Spider, Scorpion. and Snake Threat-,-

              a. The most important danger in this category you will
is small insect can fly
         through uy)p@@tt-r-tc-cl m@@quit@ netting.  The Sand rly carries many
         diseases that are truly awful but the ones most common in tlti@
         (?Pnt-ati@n carry primarily                  and Sand Fly Fevt-r.
         !.,and Fly Feven will make you P)ttrc-rnelv ill and combat
         ineffective. These flies are attracted by unsanitary l@itrines,
         ttv- I.LTW- or fec!al waste around vot3t- encamfirnent, and food a-, well
         as your body.

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Document 3 f:/Week-34/BX005201/675TH MED DET OA HISTORICAL FILES -UNSORTED/xviii abn corps memo med and chemcial threat swa:09209615583660
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File Room = aug96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-34
Box ID = BX005201
Unit = 22D SUPCOM
Parent Organization = ARCENT
Folder Title = 675TH MED DET OA HISTORICAL FILES -UNSORTED
Folder Seq # = 2
Subject = XVIII ABN CORPS MEMO MED AND CHEMCIAL THREAT SWA
Document Seq # = 60
Document Date =
Scan Date =
Queued for Declassification = 01-JAN-1980
Short Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 20-SEP-1996