EUCOM: Germany, UK, Italy, Turkey.
3 ACOM: Iceland, Azores.
(3) Theater Medical Material Management Center (TMMMC):
(a) Provides centralized, theater-level inventory management of Class VIII
materiels to include blood.
(b) Located in COMMZ and under command and control of the Medical
(c) The TMMMCs Blood Management Office manages Army blood and
(d) Normally set up in a mature theater where blood management is based
on resupply of blood and blood products from CONUS.
(e) The blood bank platoon (BBP) leader assigned to the medical logistics
battalion (Rear) may serve as the Theater Army blood manager until the TMMMC is
(f) When supporting a contingency force of a Corps or less, the TMMMC's
function of theater blood management resides with the medical logistics battalion
3-5. THEATER BLOOD SUPPORT
Armed Services blood distribution system (ASBDS) is a seamless, integrated, tri-
service system that distributes blood and blood products from the CONUS-supporting
base to the TO. The ASBDS consists of several organizational elements that have
distinct functions (see figure 3-2).