ITAR – Implement Casualty Operations Program

Conditions:You are assigned to an S-1 section and your commander has directed you to establish casualty operations for your command. You have access to FM 1-0 (Human Resources Support), AR 638-8 (Army Casualty Program), DA PAM 638-8 (Procedures for The Army Casualty Program), AR 600-8-4 (Line of Duty Policy, Procedures, and Investigations), AR 600-25 (Salutes, Honors, and Visits of Courtesy), AR 638-2 (Care and
Disposition of Remains and Disposition of Personal Effects), access to Interactive Personnel Electronics Records Management System (iPERMS), DD
Form 93 (Record of Emergency Data), SGLV 8286 (Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance Election and Certificate) and DA Form 1156 (Casualty
Feeder Card).  You have access to the Defense Casualty Information Processing System (DCIPS), user manual, and an Army Human Resources
Workstation. Some iterations of this task should be performed in MOPP 4.

Standards: Integrate casualty reporting procedures in the unit that ensure 100% of all casualties are properly reported within theater standards, Next of Kin (NOK) notification is confirmed, remains and personal effects are recovered and S-1 key functions are accomplished without error.