DOD. It also operates an information analysis center and coordinates research for the
c. Defense Pest Management Information Analysis Center. The Defense
Pest Management Information Analysis Center (DPMIAC) is an agency under the
Armed Forces Pest Management Board.
(1) Purpose. The DPMIAC personnel collect, analyze, index, store, and
disseminate information. They also provide consultation in the areas of vector and pest
biology, ecology, geographical distribution, pest management, arthropod-borne
diseases, stored products pests, and structural pests, as well as control techniques,
organisms, and compounds.
(2) Users. Authorized users consist of all Department of Defense pest
management personnel and ancillary personnel responsible for dealing with problems
professional personnel of other governmental agencies or government sponsored
d. United States Army Center for Health Promotion and Prevention
(1) The U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Medicine
(USACHPPM) based at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, provides support for
Army Preventive Medicine programs through services, investigations, and training in
environmental quality and engineering, entomology, occupational health, radiation
protection, environmental sciences, toxicology, and related laboratory services.
(2) The services of USACHPPM are available upon request to worldwide
Army commands, installations, and activities. Technical assistance may be obtained as
specified in appropriate regulations.
(3) The USACHPPM provides support by:
(a) Operating three field support activities (FSA): FSA North--Fort
Meade, MD: FSA South--Fort McPherson, GA; and FSA West--Army Medical Center,
(b) Operating two OCONUS activities: the CHPPM-PAC, the SAGAMAI,
Japan; and at the CHPM-EUR, Landstuhl, Germany each activity is staffed with medical
entomologists who conduct integrated pest management (PM) surveys, resistance
studies, surveillance of medically important pests, and special studies as required.
e. Preventive Medicine Services. The Preventive Medicine Services Program
for the Army and areas under Army control encompasses medical and command
operations pertaining to communicable disease control, environmental health
engineering environmental sanitation, personal hygiene, mental hygiene, health nursing,