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Subject: ANNEX F TO ARCENT MEDICAL COMMAND                               

Unit: ARCENT    V4

Parent Organization: CENTCOM     

Box ID: BX000513

Folder Title: MEDCOM DESERT STORM OPLAN 91                                                                    

Document Number:          5

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                             ARCENT MEDICAL COMMAND (PROVISIONAL)
                             Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
                             02 January 1991

              ANNEX F TO ARCENT MEDICAL COMMAND (PROV)      RT S RFLD OPFRATIO\S
              ORDER (U)
              VETERINARY SERVICE


              1.       PROCUREMENT INSPECTION POLICY. All food in the theater
              will be inspected upon receipt and prior to issue. operational
              Rations, A Rations and B rations will be inspected at Port or the
              Airhead and again at issue points distributed throughout the EAC
              area and forward Corps Areas. Veterinary Service will assure
              that locally procured and or host nation provided perishable or
              semi-perishables subsistence originate only from those Sources
              listed in the Directory of Sanitarily Approved Food Establishment
              for Armed Forces Procurement for Operation Desert Shield, in
              accordance with AR 40-657/ NAVSUPINST 4355.4F/MCO PIOIIO.31G,
              Veterinary Medical Food Inspection.

              2. (U) ANIMAL MEDICINE POLICY.      All military owned animals in
              theater will be provided full and immediate Veterinary medical
              care. Theater Policy does not allow for pet animal or mascot and
              therefore treatment is not required. Animal victims of Operation
              Desert Shield will be provided humane treatment and/or Euthanasia
              as per CENTCOM policy guidance.

              3.       CONCEPT OF SUPPORT.   Organic Veterinary support at
              Corps level will provide immediate, or line veterinary medical
              support. Two teams, JA (Veterinary Service, Small) will be
              attached to each Corps Medical Brigade. AOR and EAC, Veterinary
inary Service,
              Large) per Corps supported. Command and Control of EAC
              Veterinary assets is under Command and Control of team AF,
              (Veterinary Service, Headquarters). Area Veterinary laboratory
              support will be provided by attached laboratory teams, VC, in the
              AOR. Staff Veterinarian of the Controlled medical group or
              medical command will provide all policy guidance and command
              support.

                   a.        Individuals. The ARCENT 4edical Command (PROV)
              Veterinarian is responsible to the MEDCOM commander for medical
              services in the AOR. Serves additionally as the theater
              Veterinarian responsible for all Veterinary Medical matters.
              .4akes sure that veterinary forces are properly deployed and
              provides all policy guidance. Recommends initial assignments for
              all new veterinary personnel arriving in the AOR.


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                                                                ON: 1 1 OCT 96
                                                                BY: SEC ARMY (DAMH)
                                                                UNDER SEC 3.4 EO
                                   UNCLASSIFIED                 12958

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