99The logistic activities of the Department of Navy include the procurement, accounting, maintenance, and disposal of assets. NAVMEDLOGCOM strives to guarantee appropriate tax administration, with each commanding officer as final duty, in accordance with the guidelines, principles, and regulations specified by the Navy Controller. The laws and regulations which regulate the supply process should be familiar to a Hospital Corpsman.
The medical and dental department’s operational preparedness is to serve patients who would be impaired, without enough medical and dental supplies and equipment on order. The running of the medical and dental departments requires proper planning, inventory, and maintenance.