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SUBJECT: AFMIC SPECIAL WEEKLY WIRE 33-90(E)

1. GENERAL
THIS MESSAGE CONSISTS OF SCIENTIFIC. TECHNICAL, AND GENERAL MEDICAL
INTELLIGENCE. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE A TIMELY SUMMARY OF
CURRENT INTELLIGENCE FINDINGS AND ANALYSES. THE REMARKS ARE
PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO REVISION AND DO NOT NECESSARILY REPRESENT
AN AGREED DOD POSITION.
2. THIS SPECIAL WIRE IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE CLARIFICATION AND FURTHER

DISSEMINATION OF MEDICAL INTELLIGENCE ON A SUBJECT OF CURRENT
INTEREST.
3. TREATMENT OF CHEMICAL CASUALTIES
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS BEING DISSEMINATED TO ASSIST MEDICAL
PLANNERS IN THE ACQUISITION OF INFORMATION RELATING TO U.S. MILITARY
TREATMENT OF CHEMICAL WARFARE CASUALTIES. IT IS INFORMATIONAL IN
NATURE AND IS NOT INTENDED TO CREATE OR REPLACE EXISTING DOCTRINE FOR
ANY SERVICE.
THE MANUAL FOR CASUALTY TREATMENT IS ENTITLED "TREATMENT OF CHEMICAL
AGENT CASUALTIES AND CONVENTIONAL MILITARY CHEMICAL INJURIES." THIS
IS A DOD WIDE PUBLICATION AND IS GIVEN THE FOLLOWING SERVICE SPECIFIC
NUMBERS: ARMY FM 8-285; NAVY NAVMED P-5041; AIR FORCE AFM 160-11.
INFORMATION RELATING TO CHEMICAL CASUALTY MANAGEMENT IN THE ARMY CAN
BE OBTAINED THROUGH COL DUNN, U.S. ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF
CHEMICAL DEFENSE, ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD (USAMRICD), AUTOVON OR
SECURE VIA STU-III 584-3276, COMMERCIAL 301-671-3276; LTC SOUTHWORTH,
USAMRICD, AUTOVON OR SECURE VIA STU-III 584-3278; OR MAJ GUM,
USAMRICD, AUTOVON 584-2230 (NO SECURE PHONE). IN THE NAVY, QUESTIONS
SHOULD BE REFERRED TO CDR TRUMAN, THROUGH NAVY BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND

SURGERY (BUMED-27), WASHINGTON, DC, AUTOVON 294-1060 OR AUTOVON
SECURE VIA STU-III 294-0995 AND 294-0580, COMMERCIAL 202-653-1060.
AIR FORCE POINT OF CONTACT FOR POLICY QUESTIONS IS LTC FALKENHEIMER
AT HQ, USAF/SGHR, BOLLING AFB, WASHINGTON, DC, AUTOVON OR SECURE VIA
STU-III 297-5054, COMMERCIAL 202-767-5054. AFTER 1700 HOURS (EST) USE
AUTOVON OR SECURE VIA STU-III 227-9075. QUESTIONS REGARDING AIR FORCE
CHEMICAL CASUALTY MANAGEMENT ARE TO BE DIRECTED TO LTC LEHMAN, U.S.�MD, AUTOVON 343-2051, COMMERCIAL 301-663-2051.
INFORMATION RELATING TO FOREIGN CHEMICAL WARFARE CAPABILITIES CAN BE
OBTAINED THROUGH THE U.S. ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND THREAT ANALYSIS
CENTER, WASHINGTON, DC, AUTOVON 335-2688, COMMERCIAL 202-479-1914.
FOREIGN CHEMICAL WARFARE CASUALTY TREATMENT INFORMATION CAN BE
OBTAINED FROM THE ARMED FORCES MEDICAL INTELLIGENCE CENTER, FORT
DETRICK, FREDERICK, MD, AUTOVON OR SECURE VIA STU-III 343-7603,
COMMERCIAL 301-663-7603.       (b.2.)

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