3-14. MEDICAL COMPANY
The medical company provides division level health service support, medical
staff adv1ce and assistance, and unit level health service support as required for all
assigned and attached elements of the division. The medical company consists of three
FSB and the MSB (See Figure 3-1, page 3-2). The battalion is composed of a
headquarters, a medical company, supply company, and maintenance company. The
medical company in the MSB has the divisions' patient holding capability.
a. Headquarters and Support Company. This unit of the battalion provides
command, control, administration and logistical support for the medical battalion and
plans for its employment. It furnishes medical staff advice and assistance, division level
health service support and unit level health service support as required on an area basis
to units operating in the division rear area. The support company consists of a
company headquarters, a clearing platoon and an ambulance platoon. It provides
health service support to the forces in the division rear area.
b. Medical Company. There is one medical company whose mission is to
provide division level health services support and unit level health service support as
required on an area basis to units operating in the brigade areas.