(1) Joint Blood Program Office (JBPO). JBPO is tri-service and is responsible
for blood product management in a unified command.
(a) Enforces ASBP policies and maintains direct liaison with the ASBPO.
(b) Advises the unified command or theater surgeon on all matters
pertaining to theater blood management.
(c) Manages the theater wartime blood distribution system.
(d) Provides managerial and technical oversight for all theater military
(e) Establishes and coordinates the activities of the Area Joint Blood
Program Offices as necessary.
(f) Current locations:
1 PACOM: Okinawa (USN).
2 EUCOM: Germany (USA).
(2) Area Joint Blood Program Office (AJBPO). AJPBO is tri-service and
established in an assigned geographic area to provide regional blood management in
the theater of operations.
(a) Coordinates blood requirements of all MTF/MTE in the AO regardless
of Service component.
(b) Implements unified command blood program policies in the AO.
(c) Coordinates blood distribution within the AO.
(d) Manages blood and blood products in BTCs and blood supply units
(BSU) in the AO.
(e) Collateral mission to manage frozen blood in the blood product depots
(BPD) in the AO.
(f) Requests blood and blood products from the JBPO when unable to
meet local requirements with existing resources.
(g) Current locations:
1 PACOM: Korea, Japan, Alaska, Guam, Hawaii.