Department of the Army Regulation 40-1

MEDICAL SERVICES

COMPOSITION, MISSION, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT

1 July 1983

Effective date: 1 August 1983

UNCLASSIFIED

PIN: 000496000

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History: This revision provides for the designation of The Assistant Surgeon General for Veterinary Services as Executive Agent for all DOD Veterinary Services; sets the policy pertaining to contract surgeons, to include justification for employment, duties, qualifications, full-time or part-time status, compensation and leave, contract negotiations, and contracts; sets the policy pertaining to off-duty employment of Army Medical Department (AMEDD) officers; makes changes in processing procedures for applications for employment as social workers and psychologists; updates the composition of, and duties of, officers in all AMEDD Corps; makes changes in AMEDD warrant officer descriptions, to reflect Food Inspection Technicians (military occupational specialty 051A); and adds an appendix required reference publications.

Summary: Not applicable.

Applicability: This regulation applies to--
      a. The Active Army and Army National Guard (ARNG).
      b. The US Army Reserve (USAR) when called to active duty.

Proponent and Exception Authority: Not applicable

Army Management Control Process: Not applicable.

Impact on New Manning System: This regulation does not contain information that affects the New Manning System.

Supplementation: Supplementation of the is regulation is prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from HQDA (DASG-HCD), WASH DC 20310.

Interim Changes: Interim changes to this regulation are not official unless they are authenticated by The Adjutant General. Users will destroy interim changes on their expiration dates unless sooner superseded or rescinded.

Suggested Improvements: The proponent agency of this regulation is the Office of The Surgeon General. Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to HQDA (DASG-HCD), WASH DC 20310.

Distribution: Active Army, ARNG, USAR: To be distributed in accordance with DA Form 12-9A requirements for AR Medical Services-A. (Applicable to All Army Elements)


This regulation supersedes AR 40-1, 5 May 1976.



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