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environmental sciences; Army topographic and military geographic information activities; and engineer aspects of Army strategic and operational plans.

Civil Functions Civil functions of the Department of the Army include the Civil Works Program, the administration of Arlington and Soldiers' Home National Cemeteries, and other related matters. The Army's Civil Works Program, a responsibility of the Corps of Engineers under the direction and supervision of the Secretary of the Army, dates back to 1824 and is the Nation's major Federal water resources development activity and involves engineering works such as major dams, reservoirs, levees, harbors, waterways, locks, and many other types of structures. These works provide flood protection for cities and major river valleys, reduce the cost of transportation, supply water for municipal and industrial use, generate hydroelectric power, provide recreational opportunities for vast numbers of people, regulate the rivers for many purposes including the improvement of water quality, protect the shores of oceans and lakes, and provide other types of benefits. Planning assistance is also provided to States and other non-Federal entities for the comprehensive management of water resources, including pollution abatement works. In addition, through the Civil Works Program the Federal Government protects the navigable waters of the United States under legislation empowering the Secretary of the Army to prohibit activities that would reduce the value of such waters to the Nation. Medical Management of health services for the Army and, as directed for other services, agencies, and organizations; health standards for Army personnel; health professional education and training; career management authority over commissioned and warrant officer personnel of the Army Medical Department; medical research, materiel development, testing and evaluation; policies concerning health aspects of Army environmental programs

and prevention of disease; and planning, programming, and budgeting for Armywide health services.

Inspection Management of inquiries, inspections, and reports on matters affecting the performance of mission and the state of discipline, efficiency, economy, and morale of the Department of the Army.

Religious Management of religious, moral and moral leadership, and chaplain support activities Army-wide; religious ministrations, religious education, pastoral care, and counseling for Army military personnel; liaison with the ecclesiastical agencies; chapel construction requirements and design approval; and career management of clergymen serving in the Chaplains Branch.

Legal Legal advisory services provided for all military personnel and agencies of the Army; review and take final action as designee of the Secretary of the Army on complaints of wrongs by service personnel submitted under the Uniform Code of Military Justice; administration of military justice and civil law matters pertaining to the Army; administration of Army claims and legal assistance services; operation of the legal system of appellate reviews of court-martial records as provided by the Uniform Code of Military Justice; general court-martial and real property records custodianship; records administration of proceedings of courts of inquiry and military commissions; liaison service with the Department of Justice and other Federal and State agencies on matters connected with litigation and legal proceedings concerning the Army; and career management of Judge Advocate General's Corps officers.

Information Public information, command information, and community relations services and preparation of information plans and programs in support of Army basic plans and programs.

History Advisory and coordination service provided on historical matters, including historical properties;

formulation and execution of the Army Historical Program; and preparation and

Major Army Commands

United States Army Forces Command The Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command, commands all assigned active Army forces in the continental United States, the Continental United States Armies, and the United States Army Reserve within the United States and serves as Commander in Chief, United States Army Forces, Readiness Command. He serves, for planning purposes, as Commander in Chief, United States Army Forces, Atlantic. He also commands those subordinate commands, installations, and activities assigned by Headquarters, Department of the Army and, as directed, provides administrative and logistical support through his subordinate installation commanders to other Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or other Government agencies. In addition, he supervises the training of Army National Guard units within the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Commanding General of each of the Continental United States Armies has the primary mission, under the Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command, to command the United States Army Reserve, plan for mobilization, coordinate domestic emergencies, and exercise training supervision over the Army National Guard. The five Army areas are as follows:

First United States Army (Headquarters, Fort George G. Meade, MD)Connecticut, Delaware, the Distict of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Second United States Army (Headquarters, Fort
Gillem, GA)-Alabama, Florida, Georgia,
Kentucky, Missisippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico,
South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Third United States Army (Headquarters, Fort
McPherson, GA)

Fourth United States Army (Headquarters, Fort
Sheridan, IL Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan,
Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

publication of histories required by the Army.

Fifth United States Army (Headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, TX)-Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Sixth United States Army (Headquarters, Presidio of San Francisco, CA)—Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. For further information, call 404-752-2994. United States Army Training and Doctrine Command The Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, develops, manages, and supervises the training of individuals of the Active Army and Reserve Components. He also formulates and documents concepts, doctrine, materiel requirements, organizations, and

appropriate training systems for the Army in all environments, tactical and nontactical.

He commands installations and activities as may be assigned by Headquarters, Department of the Army, and, as directed, provides administrative and logistical support through his assigned installation commanders to elements and agencies of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or other Government agencies that are tenants or satellites of the installation.

For further information, call 804-727-3514.

United States Army Materiel Command The Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command, develops and provides materiel and related services to the Army, to Army elements of unified commands and specified commands, and to other United States and foreign agencies as directed. His principal functions include research; development; product, production, and maintenance engineering; testing and evaluation of materiel; production and procurement of materiel; inventory management; and storage and

distribution, maintenance, transportation, and disposal of materiel.

For further information, call 703–274–9625.

United States Army Information Systems Command The Commanding General, United States Army Information Systems Command, is responsible for providing Army Information systems and services worldwide.

For further information, call 602-538-6161.

United States Army Intelligence and Security Command The Commanding General, United States Army Intelligence and Security Command, is responsible for supporting the Army at echelons above Corps through counterintelligence, intelligence collection, production, and security operations performed by a worldwide command structure.

For further information, call 202-692-6603. United States Army Health Services Command The Commanding General, United States Army Health Services Command, performs health services for the Army within the United States and, as directed, for other governmental agencies and activities. He commands the Army hospital system within the United States and other organizations, units, and facilities as may be directed. He is responsible for the conduct of medical professional education for Army personnel. He is further responsible, under the guidance of the Commanding General, United States Training and Doctrine Command, for the development of medical doctrine, concepts, organizations, materiel requirements, and systems in support of the Army.

For further information, call 512-221-6313.

United States Army Criminal Investigation Command The Commanding General, United States Army Criminal Investigation Command, is responsible for exercising centralized command, authority, direction, and control of Army criminal investigative activities worldwide and for providing investigative support to all United States Army elements. He is charged with, and is responsible directly to the Secretary of

the Army and the Chief of Staff for, conducting, controlling, and monitoring Army criminal investigations; developing investigative standards, procedures, and doctrinal policies; operating a criminal intelligence element; operating the United States Army Crime Records Repository; maintaining centralized records of criminal investigative agents; reviewing all investigative reports; operating investigative crime laboratories; planning and conducting protective service operations; and conducting the accreditation/certification program of investigative agents.

For further information, call 202–756–2263. Military Traffic Management Command The Commanding General, Military Traffic Management Command, is the Executive Director for military traffic management, land transportation, and common-user ocean terminal service within the United States, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, and for worldwide traffic management of the Department of Defense household goods moving and storage program. He administers Department of Defense activities pertaining to Highways for National Defense.

For further information, call 202-756–1724. United States Army Military District of Washington The Commanding General, United States Army Military District of Washington, commands units, activities, and installations in the National Capital area as may be assigned by Headquarters Department of the Army (HQDA); provides base operation and other support to the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or other Government activities that are tenants of or are located on their installations for such support; plans for and executes those missions peculiar to the needs of the seat of government as assigned by HQDA; and provides an organized and responsive defense of designated Department of Defense facilities.

For further information, call 202-475-0520.

United States Army Corps of Engineers The Commanding General, United States

Army Corps of Engineers, serves as the Army's Real Property Manager, performing the full cycle of real property activities (requirements, programming, acquisition, operation, maintenance, and disposal); manages and executes engineering, construction, and real estate programs for the Army and the United States Air Force; and performs research and development in support of these programs. He manages and executes Civil Works Programs. These programs include research and development, planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance, and real estate activities related to rivers, harbors, and waterways; administration of laws for protection and preservation of navigable waters and related resources such as wetlands. He also assists in recovery from natural disasters.

For further information, call 202-272-0001.

Army Components of Unified Commands The missions of the commanding generals of the Army components of unified commands are set

forth in directives of the Department of Defense. The Army components of unified commands are major commands of the Department of the Army and consist of such subordinate commands, units, activities, and installations as may be assigned to them by Headquarters, Department of the Army. In certain unified command areas—such as United States Southern Command and United States Atlantic Command-where the Army does not have a separate, single, and distinct component headquarters or commander, a designated Army commander in the area will be responsible for certain Army "component" functions that must be performed at his location.


United States Army, Europe. Phone, 011-49-622157-8831

United States Army, Japan. Phone, 011-81-046251-1520

Eighth United States Army. Phone, 202-694-3475 (Pentagon Korean Liaison Office)

United States Army, Western Command. Phone, 808-471-7471

Sources of Information

Arlington and Soldiers' Home National Cemeteries For information write to the Superintendent, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211-5003. Phone, 202-695-3175. Army Historical Program For information concerning the Army Historical Program, write to the U.S. Army Center of Military History, HQDA (DAMH), Pulaski Building, Washington, DC 20314-0200. Phone, 202-2720291.

Civilian Employment Employment inquiries and applications should be directed to the following: (1) For employment in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area-Personnel and Employment Service-Washington, Room 3D727, The Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-6800 (phone, 202-695-3383); (2) For employment outside the Washington, DC, metropolitan area-address or apply

directly to the Army installation where employment is desired, Attn: Civilian Personnel Office; (3) For employment overseas—U.S. Army Civilian Personnel Center, Attn: PECC-CSS, Hoffman II Building, 200 Stovall St., Alexandria, VA 22332-0300 (phone, 202-325-8712). Contracts Contract procurement policies and procedures are the responsibility of the Deputy for Procurement, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Research, Development and Acquisition), Room 2E661, The Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0103. Phone, 202-695-2488. Environment Contact the Public Affairs Office, Office of the Chief of Engineers, Washington, DC 20314-1000, phone, 202-272-0010; or the nearest Corps of Engineers Division or District Office located in most major cities throughout the United States.

Films DOD 5040.2-C1 thru 4 lists all Army films available. DA Pamphlet No. 108-4 lists all Army films available to the public. Requests for the loan of Army motion pictures should be addressed to the Commanding General of the appropriate Army Area, Attn: AudioVisual Support Center.

Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Requests Inquiries concerning Department of the Army policies pertaining to Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act matters should be addressed to HQDA (DAIM-FAR-A), Hoffman Building, 2461 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22331-0301, or by calling for Freedom of Information Act matters, or Privacy Act matters, 202325-6163. In addition, assistance or information concerning requests for records of a specific Army field command, installation, or organization, may be obtained by contacting the local Army installation or organization Information Officer.

Publications Requests should be addressed to The Adjutant General HQDA (DAIM-APD), Alexandria, VA 22331-0302. Phone, 202-325-6297. Reading Rooms The Pentagon Library, Room 1A518, The Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-6000 (phone, 202-697-4301); Discharge Review/ Correction Boards, Room 2E165, The Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-1803 (phone, 202-695-3973).

Military Career and Training

Information on all phases of Army enlistments and specialized training are available by writing the United States Army Recruiting Command, Fort Sheridan, IL 60037. Phone, 312-9263322.

Army Health Professions For information concerning career opportunities in Army Health Professions, write to HQDA (DASG-HC), Washington, DC 20310. Phone, 202695-1850.

Army ROTC The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps is an educational program designed to develop college educated officers for the Active Army,

the Army National Guard, and the Army Reserve. For information, write or contact the Professor of Military Science at the nearest college or university offering the program, or the Army ROTC Regional Headquarters in your area. Army National Guard For information concerning individual training opportunities in the National Guard, contact the Army National Guard, AROOAC-ME, Edgewood, MD 21010-5420. Phone, 301-671-4789.

Chaplains Corps For information concerning career opportunities as a chaplain, write to the Chief of Chaplains, HQDA (DACH-ZA), Washington, DC 20310. Phone, 202-695-1133. Commissioning Opportunities for Women All commissioning sources available to men are available to women. Judge Advocate General's Corps information concerning career opportunities as a lawyer, military and civilian, write to the Personnel, Plans, and Training Office, Office of the Judge Advocate General, Department of the Army, HQDA (DAJA-PT), Washington, DC 20310-2206. Phone, 202–695– 1353.


Officer Candidate Schools Members of the Active Army may attend the 14week course at Fort Benning, GA. Members of the Reserve Components may attend a short course at Fort Benning, GA.

United States Military Academy For information write to Director of Admissions, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY 10996. Phone, 914-938-4041.

Public Affairs and Community Relations For official Army information and community relations, contact the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs, Department of the Army, Washington, DC 20310-1508. Phone, 202-6940741.

Research Industry may obtain information on long-range research and development plans concerning future materiel requirements and objectives from Commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Attn: AMCPA, 5001 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22333– 0001. Phone, 703-274-8010.

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