Back to Top Skip to main content Skip to sub-navigation


Date of Publication



All troop movement of Active Component and Reserve Component personnel resulting from a Joint Chief of Staff or unified command deployment for more than 30 continuous days to a location outside the United States that does not have a permanent military treatment facility (funded by the Defense Health Program).  This includes naval personnel afloat who might be subjected to concussive injuries.

Source of Definition

DoD Instruction 6490.13: Comprehensive Policy on Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Neurocognitive Assessments by the Military Services

Last Updated: December 05, 2018

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

Some documents are presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). A PDF reader is required for viewing. Download a PDF Reader or learn more about PDFs.