Armed Forces Medical Examiner System
ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (HEALTH AFFAIRS) WASHINGTON DC
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This Directive establishes an Armed Forces medical examiner system with an Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner OAFME and an Armed Forces Medical Examiner AFME, under reference a, to conduct scientific forensic investigations for determining cause and manner of death under specific circumstances for 1. Members of the Armed Forces on active duty or on active duty for training. 2. Civilians, including dependents of military members.
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- Medicine and Medical Research