Available CONUS and OCONUS Support Services:
Provide the subject-matter-expertise reach-back support for regional MTF and VTF to build medical pest management programs.
• Provide consultations for pest problems in IMCOM-Pacific, and review of integrated pest management programs when requested. On demand, execute pest infestation investigations on site.
• Receive and identify arthropods of pathogenic potential in the AoR, and data pool using DoD and CDC methodologies.
The Entomological Sciences Division provides in-depth support, training, and guidance on diverse entomological topics with a focus on emerging vector-borne and zoonotic disease surveillance, integrated pest management, and environmental health. Services provided include:
•Pest Management Assistance Visits (PMAV): Provides specialized, on-site orientation of newly assigned ESEOs IAW the responsibilities outlined in DA PAM 40-11 and provide specialized field training for PM staff to address region-specific pest problems and emerging vector-borne diseases.
•Installation Medical Entomology & Public Health Support: Reviews documents and program activities and provides solutions to bring your pest management programs in compliance with regulatory requirements and sound integrated pest management practices
•Deployment Training: Provides training on entomological issues for preventive medicine units preparing to deploy.
•Policy Liaison: Identifies entomological and pest management needs in the field/garrison setting to help develop and refine policy and guidance via participation in the Armed Forces Pest Management Board.