d. Enter your initials in the far right of Block 29. This will let the medical officer
at the medical treatment facility (usually the battalion aid station) know who initially
treated the casualty and still leave room for the medical officer to sign the card.
ENTERING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON A FIELD MEDICAL CARD
Enter the following information if you have time and the situation permits.
a. Block 4. Enter the name of the country of whose armed forces the casualty
is a member. If the casualty is a member of the US Armed Forces, for example, enter
b. Block 5. Enter the name of the Armed Service of which the casualty is a
member, such as "US Army," "US Navy," or "US Air Force (USAF)."
c. Block 6. If the casualty is an officer of the US Armed Forces, enter the name
of the casualty's branch or corps. Enter the casualty's area of concentration (AOC)
code or military occupation specialty (MOS) code. If the AOC or MOS is not known or if
the casualty is a member of a foreign military, enter a brief description, such as "light
d. Block 7. If the casualty is in the military (US or foreign), enter the name of
his duty unit. If the casualty is a civilian, enter identifying information, such as "Stars
and Strips reporter."
e. Block 8. If the casualty is in the military, enter the total amount of active
military service. Use the rules given below instead of the example shown on the form.
(1) Service of less than 1 month is shown in days (for example, service of
23 days is entered as "23/365").
(2) Service of more than one month but less than 2 years is shown in
completed months (for example, service of 15 months is entered as "15/24").
(3) Service of more than 2 years is shown in completed years (for example,
service of 2 years and 9 months is entered as "2 YRS").
f. Block 9. Enter the casualty's age.
g. Block 11. Enter the casualty's religious preference. If the casualty does not
have a religious preference, enter "None."
h. Block 13. Enter the date and hour (using 2400-hour system) when the
casualty first received any type of medical care by a member of any of the military