force health protection


Also found in: Acronyms.

force health protection

All services performed, provided, or arranged by the Services to promote, improve, conserve, or restore the mental or physical well-being of personnel. These services include, but are not limited to, the management of health services resources, such as manpower, monies, and facilities; preventive and curative health measures; evacuation of the wounded, injured, or sick; selection of the medically fit and disposition of the medically unfit; blood management; medical supply, equipment, and maintenance thereof; combat stress control; and medical, dental, veterinary, laboratory, optometry, medical food, and medical intelligence services. See also force; protection.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Application of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Rules to Department of Defense Force Health Protection Programs," 2008, Enclosure 3, Section 7.
Third, the force health protection HLOE supports the health of U.S.
* Consideration should be given to allow greater access to deployment medical encounter and population data from MSAT on unclassified systems to support military public health centers in medical surveillance and force health protection work.
The EBS focuses on the impact of the Soldiers, mission, and occupation on the environment as a way to prevent and/or limit Soldier exposure to hazards, to document existing environmental issues for the purpose of force health protection, to reduce U.S.
Criticality of Force Health Protection in Defending the Human Weapon System
The PDHRA program is part of the Department of Defense's overall Force Health Protection Program, and is a global health initiative based on solid research.
However, according to FM 3-0, the protection cell is responsible for air and missile defense, personnel recovery, information protection, fratricide avoidance, operational area security, antiterrorism, survivability, force health protection, CBRNE operations, safety, operations security, and explosive ordnance disposal.
programs designed to optimize human performance and maximize fighting strength." (3) In response, US Joint Forces Command began a transformation of force health protection (FHP) by addressing human-performance standards, metrics, capabilities, and gaps via a new joint Human Performance Enhancement Joint Capabilities Document.
These areas could include acquisition and contingency contracting, finance, engineering, force health protection (medical), logistics services, and personnel.
Hearing conservation in the military continues to be critically important toward ensuring force health protection and preserving hearing readiness of DoD personnel.
William Mackie, deputy division chief, Engineer Division, OSD/Joint Staff; Michael Krieger, director of information policy, OSD/Chief Information Officer; Ellen Embrey, deputy assistant secretary of defense for force health protection and readiness; Hari Bezwada, director of the Information Technology Systems Project Office, Department of the Army; Reed Mosher, technical director for Survivability and Protective Structures, Army; Pasquale Tamburrino, assistant deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Fleet Logistics and Readiness, Department of the Navy; and William Borger, Propulsion Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Department of the Air Force.