60. HEADQUARTERS SECTION. The headquar- ters section is divided into a detachment headquar- ters, a regimental aid station squad, and a company aid squad.
commissioned officer a record clerk.
(1) The senior medical officer present with the regiment commands the medical detachment and is regimental surgeon. He serves as a special staff officer on the regimental commander's staff, and confers with other members of the staff on tactical and administrative matters.
(a) The regimental surgeon performs the fol- lowing duties:
Organizes the medical detachment and as- signs personnel to the several sections.
Conducts as much of the training of the de- tachment as is not given in conjunction with the training of combat elements of the regiment.
Supervises the instruction of the regiment in personal hygiene, field sanitation, first aid, and malaria control.
Makes medical and sanitary inspections, and keeps the regimental commander informed of the medical situation or status in the regiment.