Figure 3-1. DD Form 2138 (Request for Transfer of Outpatient Records).
(c) When the losing MTF receives the DD Form 2138 from the new MTF, it
will mail the OTR to the requesting MTF. The losing MTF files the DD Form 2138
alphabetically and keeps the form until the retirement of that year's records. After
retirement of the record, the DD Form 2138 is destroyed.
(d) Medical OTRs are mailed to the commander of the next MTF, ATTN:
PAD. They will not be sent to installation, organization, or area commanders or to
(3) A person whose OTR is mailed may be given a copy of certain parts of his
OTR or an extract from the OTR. This is done when the person needs medical care en
route to or upon arrival at another MTF. The extract or copies are given to the person
or any other authorized person as described below. Documentation of the treatment en
route should be included in the original OTR and the patient should be told to give this
documentation to the next MTF.