(2) No blood planning factors or maximum blood usage rates are available for
the division or below.
(3) USJMTF standardized BLDREP not normally used by the DMSO or other
divisional medical units to request blood via the ASBP distribution system.
(4) Blood use in the division is expected to be minimal with the emphasis on
resuscitation, stabilization, and movement to higher echelon hospitals, as required.
(5) Transportation of blood to the division will normally be pushed, while
transportation of blood to Corps and EAC hospitals will normally be by backhaul or unit
(6) In certain theaters of operation, the Division Surgeon, with the approval of
the Corps or Theater Surgeon, has elected not to use blood at divisional medical
companies and clearing stations.
b. Division Blood Management.
(1) The Division Surgeon, in conjunction with the Division Medical Operations
Center (DMOC), coordinates blood management for the division.
(2) Availability of blood to the division is normally determined by the Corps
Surgeon and the Corps Blood Program Manager (MEDLOG Battalion, Forward BBP
Leader) or AJBPO.
c. Blood Distribution System in the Division.
(1) The Corps MEDLOG Battalion (Forward) BBP provides blood to the
MEDLOG Battalion (Forward) FSP for shipment to the division.
(a) The FSP transports blood to the Division Medical Supply Office
(b) The FSP issues only Gp O packed RBCs to the DMSO.
(2) The DMSO provides blood storage and coordinates distribution to divisional
(a) DMSO informs the Medical Materiel Branch, DMOC of the current
availability of blood in the division.
(b) Transportation refrigerators allow the DMSO to provide blood as far
forward as the forward support medical companies which have one refrigerator with a
50-unit storage capacity.