ORGANIZATION OF THE REGIMENTAL MEDICAL DETACHMENT
58. REFERENCES. For details of composition and equipment of the medical detachment, infantry regi- ment, see Table of Organization and Equipment. For medical service and evacuation within the regi- ment, see chapter 4.
59. GENERAL. The medical detachment of the in- fantry regiment consists of a headquarters section, and three identical battalion sections. (See fig. 9.) During combat, each battalion section normally serves its designated battalion; however, with the approval of the regimental commander, the regi- mental surgeon may reinforce any one section by assigning men from another section.