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Department of the Army Supply Bulletin, Army Medical Department Supply Information, SB8-75-S10

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Army National Guard medical units, organizations and installations are authorized and encouraged to receive medical supply support to include medical repair parts from the MEDCOM element with area support responsibility for the geographic area in which the unitorganizationinstallation to be supported is located. A delineation of Regional Medical Commands RMCs and the Medical Activity MEDDAC or Medical Center MEDCEN responsible for each is found in AR 59 Area Support Responsibilities and appropriate MEDCOM Regulation. Such support is contingent upon establishment of a support agreement with the supporting MEDDAC or MEDCEN including a possible funding procedure. When supply support is to be provided to a unit or installation, the unit or installation will submit the required DA Form 1687 Notice of Delegation of Authority Receipt for Supplies through the United States Property and Fiscal Officer USPFO to the supporting MEDDAC or MEDCEN. The USPFO will validate the form, ensuring that limitations concerning the materiel authorized to be requested are stated on the form. A Medical Corps Officer should sign DA Form 1687 for controlled drug supply support. The State Surgeon may be requested to perform this function and monitor the requesting of controlled substances by installations without an assigned physician. When controlled substances are requested, they may be transmitted directly from the Installation Medical Supply Activity IMSA at the MEDDAC or MEDCEN to the requesting unitinstallation to facilitate security and accountability. In this case, bypassing the USPFO is authorized however, receiving documentation must be provided to the USPFO in accordance with IAW each stateterritorys SOP. Unitsinstallations in close proximity to the supporting IMSA will be required to have an authorized individual personally receipt for the controlled substances.

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  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

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