d. Description. A brief description of each of the cellular teams in the TOE 8-
600 series follows. Though some of these teams are employed primarily in the
COMMZ, rather than in the corps, they are all listed here for convenience.
5-27. TABLE OF ORGANIZATION AND EQUIPMENT 8-600, MEDICAL COMMAND,
CONTROL, AND STAFF SECTION TEAMS
a. Team AC, Company Headquarters, commands and controls two or more
medical detachments or equivalent not to exceed 150 individuals. This unit is more
often allocated to a corps medical brigade/group or task force than to a theater Army
MEDCOM. Basis of allocation is one per two or more medical detachments not
otherwise provided command and control.
b. Team AE, Headquarters, Receiving Center, provides administrative support
and control of nondivisional medical units withdrawn for reorganization or those arriving
from the zone of interior and awaiting assignment to sites where the mission of the unit
will be performed. This unit normally requires the attachment of postal, finance,
adjutant general, engineer, military police, supply, and maintenance elements for
performance of those functions.
c. Team AJ, Headquarters, Blood Bank Service, provides command and
control for blood bank service teams. It is allocated to theater Army MEDCOM based
on one per ten blood bank service teams.
d. Team AM, Headquarters, Preventive Medicine Service, provides command
and control for two or more preventive medicine detachments (TOE 8- 620). It also
provides consultants in epidemiology, environmental sanitation, entomology and
preventive medicine aspects, of veterinary medicine.
e. Team WA, Division Surgeon Section Augmentation, provides required
administrative support to the division surgeon section when a division operates
5-28. TABLE OF ORGANIZATIONAND EQUIPMENT 8-610, MEDICAL
ADMINISTRATIVE AND LOGISTICAL SUPPORT TEAMS
These units perform medical administrative and logistical support functions
where units of less than company size are required.
a. Medical Supply Teams:
(1) Team BA. Medical Supply (Small). This team increases the manual
stock control capability of a medical supply element by 500 line items stocked in excess
of the unit's basic capability.