SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 6
Investigating and identifying the factors that affect the health of military
Recommending and supervising measures for the control and prevention of
disease in military personnel, civilian personnel under military jurisdiction, and
You are correct if you listed any four of the following:
The military mission, estimated duration, and seasons.
The arthropods present and the nature of the area during the mission.
Control measures effected by local civilian health agencies.
Nature and degree of military-civilian cooperation feasible.
Necessity for placing populated areas off limits to military personnel.
State of training of troops.
Prevalence of mosquito-borne or arthropod-borne diseases. (para 6-3c)
You are correct if you listed any five of the following:
Importance of basic sanitation in reducing the incidence of arthropod- and
Individual protective measures, to include the use of insect repellents, uniform
impregnants, and protective clothing.
The use and repair of insect screening and bed nets.
The use of residual and space insecticide sprays for the control of flies and
Rodent control measures.
Food service sanitation.
Unit waste disposal.
Individual water purification procedures.
Investigate, identify, evaluate, and recommend action to improve sanitation of
food service facilities, troop housing, water supplies, waste disposal, industrial
hygiene, and other environmental problems
Control arthropod vectors and rodent reservoirs of diseases that threaten
Request Air Force support through normal air request channels. (para 6-10)