c. For units operating outside of their home station, this is the deployed location
of operation. For soldiers not deployed with their unit, use the home base location. For
patients enroute to a permanent change of station (PCS), use the code of their last unit
d. This is a required field for AD, Reserve/National Guard, and USMA Cadets.
17. UNIT LOCATION (State or
4-30. MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY (MOS) CODE (FIELD 18, COLUMNS
64 THROUGH 70).
a. Source of data. Admission interview.
b. This field is for AD only. This is a required field for U.S. AD and
Reserve/National Guard personnel on active duty.
c. Enter the MOS code from the list of codes in Appendix F. Some codes for
U.S. Army occupational specialties are listed in this subcourse. A complete list for all
branches of military service can be found in the Individual Patient Data System (IPDS)
d. This field is left-justified; do not zero-fill.
FOOD SVC SPEC