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 related pests.
Rodent control measures.
Food service sanitation.
Unit waste disposal.
Individual water purification procedures.
b. Field Sanitation Team - Training Role. Where repair and utilities
responsibilities have been assigned to the Corps of Engineers, the field sanitation team
is normally in a training role.
The team, however, should conduct control operations within the unit
area to the extent necessary to assure familiarity with measures outlined in paragraph
The team should also conduct such operations within the unit area as are
necessary for the protection of unit personnel when the unit is on field maneuvers or
other training missions.
In a combat zone
or communications zone prior
to the assignment
of repair and
utilities responsibilities to the Corps of Engineers, the field sanitation team should carry
out all control operations within the unit area which are necessary for the protection of
TOE PREVENTIVE MEDICINE PERSONNEL
A preventive medicine officer (MOS 60C) and both noncommissioned officers and
specialists in MOS 91S (preventive medicine specialist) are included in the tables of
organization of the headquarters company of the division medical battalion and the
medical company organic to the separate brigade and armored cavalry regiment.
Assist in the training of unit field sanitation teams.