Section I. THE MEDICAL COMMAND
Combat service support in the COMMZ was mentioned briefly in Lesson 1
(para 1-7, 1-26b). Theater Army is responsible for CSS in the COMMZ. This
responsibility is exercised through functional commands. The MEDCOM has the mission
of providing health service support in the COMMZ. This mission entails three major
a. Theater-Wide Health Service Support.
A general hospital system.
A medical materiel and equipment maintenance system.
Whole blood supply.
Professional consultation services.
Reinforcement of corps level health service support.
Intra-theater patient evacuation policies.
Command and control of COMMZ level medical units.
Area health service support (station and field hospitals).