Date of this Version
The minimum unambiguous citation for this document is “AR 10-50, 15 December 1980.”
The purpose of the regulation is described as setting “… forth the mission and functions of the Director, US Army Medical Intelligence and Information Agency (USMIIA)…”
The mission of the USMIIA…”is to produce timely medical intelligence support to the following:
- Offices of The Surgeons General, major commands, and staffs of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
- DOD [Department of Defense] and national level intelligence production agencies.
- Other Government agencies as required.
[and] Administer and coordinate the medical aspects of the Army Foreign Materiel Exploitation Program. “ This regulation states more clearly than the 1975 edition, that the USMIIA provided medical intelligence support for the entire US armed forces.
Under the section on Command and Staff relationships, USMIIA was described as a field operating agency of The Surgeon General, US Army. In other words, the USMIIA was a special purpose organization reporting to The Surgeon General, chief of the Army Medical Department and senior medical staff officer in the US Department of the Army.