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TITLE:  DoD Directive 6010.22, "National Disaster Medical System (NDMS)," 01/21/2003

SUMMARY:   This Directive:  1. Implements references (a) and (b).  2. Defines the Military Health System role, as stated in reference (c), by establishing DoD policy for DoD participation in the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS), a joint Federal, State, and local mutual aid organization for a coordinated medical response, patient movement, and definitive inpatient care in time of war, U.S. national emergency, or major U.S. domestic disaster.

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OPR: ASD(HA), 703-697-2112