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10 U.S. Code § 7067 - Army Medical Department

There is an Army Medical Department in the Army. The Army Medical Department consists of—
the Surgeon General;
the Assistant Surgeons General;
the Medical Corps;
the Dental Corps;
the Veterinary Corps;
the Medical Service Corps;
the Army Nurse Corps; and
the Army Medical Specialist Corps.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 168, § 3067; Pub. L. 85–861, § 1(60), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1462; Pub. L. 90–329, June 4, 1968, 82 Stat. 170; renumbered § 7067, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1838.)

Historical and Revision Notes

1956 Act

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


10:81–1 (less last sentence).

June 28, 1950, ch. 383, § 307 (less last sentence), 64 Stat. 270.

The words “authorized by sections 21f and 21h, respectively, of this title” are omitted as surplusage. 10:81–1 (2d sentence) is omitted as covered by section 3064 of this title.

1958 Act

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


10 App.:81–1.

Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 654, § 3(a), 69 Stat. 579.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 3067 of this title as this section.

1968—Pub. L. 90–329 substituted “Army Medical Department” for “Army Medical Service”.

1958—Pub. L. 85–861 substituted “Army Medical Specialist Corps” for “Women’s Medical Specialist Corps” in cl. (8).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.

Augmentation of Army Medical Department by Detailing Reserve Officers of Public Health Service

Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title VII, § 755(a), (b)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–197, provided that:

“(a) Authority.—
The Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of Health and Human Services may jointly conduct a program to augment the Army Medical Department by exercising any authorities provided to those officials in law for the detailing of reserve commissioned officers of the Public Health Service not in an active status to the Army Medical Department for that purpose.
“(b) Agreement.—
The Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall enter into an agreement governing any program conducted under subsection (a).”