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Republic of Korea Army Soldiers from 302nd Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, ROK Army Aviation Command conduct casualty evacuation drills on U.S. Army CH-47F Chinook helicopters from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-U.S. Combined Division on February 15, 2023 in Icheon, South Korea. The role players from the Republic of Korea Army donned medical moulage kits giving the U.S. Army aircrew members practical and realistic training of boarding ambulatory casualties on both the ROK Army CH-47D and U.S. Army CH-47F helicopters. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Frank Spatt)

Initiatives & Areas of Impact

Our Initiatives

Department of Defense and and Military Health System leaders have outlined several high-priority initiatives:


DOD's Four Defense Priorities


Implementing TRICARE Reform


Continuing MHS GENESIS Rollout


Implementing MTF Transition

Our Areas of Impact

In order to provide quality care in wartime and peacetime, the MHS is among the nation’s leading health systems, not just in size or complexity, but in several areas of health care. Those include:


Trauma Care


Research and Development


Civilian Partnerships

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DoDI 6040.47: Joint Trauma System (JTS)

Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures to develop and maintain an enduring global trauma care capability that supports a full range of military operations, including a comprehensive DoD Trauma Registry (DoDTR).

  • Identification #: Id Number: 6040.47
  • Type: Instructions

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Last Updated: October 10, 2023
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