(10) Directing and formulating policies and procedures designed to integrate
R&D activities for nutrition and wholesomeness in support of the DoD Food Service
Program. This includes establishing the nutritional standards for daily food allowances.
(11) Managing the medical aspects of the Security Assistance Program.
c. Under the General Staff supervision of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel
(DCSPER), TSG is responsible for the following:
(1) Exercising career management authority over commissioned and
warrant officer personnel of the AMEDD. (Special NOTE: This does not include
(2) Development of AMEDD Officer Corps authorizations within overall
approved AMEDD officer ceilings.
(3) Technical review of TDA and modified table of organization and
equipment (MTOE) to ensure that the documents contain the proper AMEDD personnel,
title, and grade.
(4) Development of manpower requirements and allocations for AMEDD
units included in the Five Year Defense Program (FYDP) elements for which TSG is
designated program director.
(5) Establishing guidelines for medical materiel concepts, processing
medical materiel requirement documents, and reviewing approved requirements for
validity and viability.
d. Under the General Staff supervision of the Comptroller of the Army (COA),
TSG is responsible for the formulation, justification, and supervision of execution of
Army budgets for health services to include professional education and training in health
e. Under the General Staff supervision of the Assistant Chief of Staff for
(1) Production of DoD general, scientific, and technical intelligence on
(2) Coordination of the acquisition and exploitation of foreign medical
materiel with other Government agencies.
f. Under the General Staff supervision of the Deputy Chief of Staff for
Operations (DCSOPS). The Surgeon General is responsible for the following:
Preparation of the medical portion of contingency plans.