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Medical Logistics

Date of Publication:

8/23/2017

Definition:

A function of the MHS that provides the ability to organize and provide life-cycle management of specialized medical products and logistics services required to support health readiness requirements across the range of military operations. Medical logistics functions include management of medical materiel (supplies, gases, equipment, and assemblages), medical equipment and its maintenance (including medical repair parts), blood distribution, optical fabrication, medical facilities management, medical logistics services, and medical contracting.

Source of Definition:

DoD Instruction Number 6430.02: Defense Medical Logistics Program

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