PEST MANAGEMENT IN A FIELD ENVIRONMENT
Section I. RESPONSIBILITIES
The commander is responsible for determining and putting into effect the necessary
measures for the control of arthropod-borne diseases and the vectors that spread them.
To assist him in this determination and implementation, the commander has
qualified Corps of Engineers and Army Medical Department personnel.
These individuals are qualified by training and experience in pest control
CORPS OF ENGINEERS
The Corps of Engineers is responsible for insect and rodent control operations:
At posts, camps, and stations within the United States.
In oversea areas under static non-combat conditions when engineer services
ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (AMEDD)
a. Basic Responsibility. The Army Medical Department is charged with
Investigating and identifying the factors that affect the health of military
Recommending and supervising measures for the control and prevention
of disease in:
Civilian personnel under military jurisdiction.
Inhabitants of occupied territory.
communications zone before the assignment of repair and utilities responsibilities to the
Corps of Engineers, the Army Medical Department conducts all required control