Operational Settings

While similar to each other in many respects, each military service has its own unique features, capabilities and skills. This is also true of the medical support for these services.

Within each service are areas of specialization and particular expertise, related to their own missions and training.


Army

Medical Platoon

Forward Surgical Team (FST)

Divisional Medical Services

CSH (Combat Support Hospital)

Field and General Hospitals

Marine Corps

Healthcare Structure

Mission Support

Navy

Surface

Submarine

Aviation

SeaBees

Take a tour of the USS Boxer, LHD-4

Fleet Hospital (DEPMEDS)

Air Force

SPEARR Team

Mobile Field Surgical Team

Air Transportable Hospital (ATH)

Expeditionary Medical Support (EMEDS)

Aeromedical Evacuation (AE)

Other Medical Support

Coast Guard

Shore

Surface

Air

 

 

Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Department of the Navy
2300 E Street NW
Washington, D.C
20372-5300

Operational Medicine
 Health Care in Military Settings
CAPT Michael John Hughey, MC, USNR
NAVMED P-5139
  January 1, 2001

United States Special Operations Command
7701 Tampa Point Blvd.
MacDill AFB, Florida
33621-5323

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