o. Medical Treatment Facility. A medical treatment facility (MTF) is a facility
established for the purpose of furnishing medical and/or dental care to eligible
(1) Fixed medical treatment facility. A fixed MTF is designed to operate for
an extended period at a specific site. Within the continental United States (CONUS),
the fixed medical treatment facilities of the Army consist of MEDCEN, medical
department activities (MEDDAC), and medical and dental clinics.
(2) Nonfixed medical treatment facility. A nonfixed MTF is designed to be
moved from place to place.
p. Tenant. A tenant is a unit or activity of one Government agency, military
department, or command that occupies facilities on an installation of another military
department or command and receives supplies or other support services from that
q. Installation Logistics. Installation logistics refers to the common support
functions required to support an installation or the activities located at, on, or within the
r. United States Army Garrison. A US Army Garrison is a unit or activity
organized by a TDA to provide the personnel and equipment required for maintenance
and support of an Army installation within CONUS.
Section II. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
HEADQUARTERS, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) is the executive part pf the army.
It has jurisdiction over all field forces, Reserve Components (RCs), installations,
activities, and functions of the Army. The Secretary of the Army is responsible for and
has the necessary authority to conduct all of the Department's affairs.
MAJOR COMMANDS WITHIN CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES
Many changes took place within the Army in 1973. One of the largest was the
reorganization of the Army structure in CONUS. Army headquarters were restructured
and reorganized, training and doctrine organizations were reorganized, and Reserves
were given a more important role in the structure. As a result, of this reorganization,
there are now ten major commands (MACOM) subordinate to the DA.
a. Training and Doctrine Command Training and Doctrine Command
(TRADOC) merged the previously separated Combat Development Command and
Service schools. It controls almost all-individual schooling (training centers and service
schools) and controls most of the development of combat equipment and organizations.