b. MTF Location. Enter your MTF's state location code.
c. Register Number. Enter the number assigned from the Composite Health
Care System (CHCS). Nonautomated hospitals should enter the register number from the
Register Log Book for each admission.
(1) MTFs assign a register number to each admission, birth, or CRO regardless
of whether the patient is military or nonmilitary.
(2) The register number series begins with number 1 when the hospital is
activated and continues consecutively until the hospital is deactivated.
d. Name. Enter the patient's name (last, first, middle initial).
e. Grade. Enter from admission interview/identification card. See table 1-2.
Table 1-2. Sample of authorized grade abbreviations and data codes.
(1) Record grade on date of admission for active duty and retired military.
(2) Use the abbreviations authorized in AR 310-50 for military members of all
components, including retirees of U.S. and foreign military services. Examples: PVT, SFC,
1LT, COL, etc. For all other nonmilitary patients, leave this field blank.
f. Sex. Enter "F" for female and "M" for male, or "Z" for unknown. The MTF must
make a choice in uncertain cases as in extreme deterioration of remains in which a
pathologist cannot make a determination.
g. Date of Birth . Enter in succession, four digits for year of birth; two digits for
birth month; and two digits for day of birth.