"Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02, this issuance:  Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures to develop and maintain an enduring global trauma care capability that supports a full range of military operations, including a comprehensive DoD Trauma Registry (DoDTR).  Establishes the Secretary of the Army as the Military Health System (MHS) Lead Agent for trauma care and recognizes the JTS[Joint Trauma System] as a DoD Center of Excellence (DCoE).  Establishes an integrated Combatant Command (CCMD) Trauma System (CTS) modeled after the Joint Theater Trauma System (JTTS), and a requirement to input data into the DoDTR to support unique CCMD mission requirements."
Department of Defense Instruction 6040.47; DoDI 6040.47
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