Permanent or semipermanent pesticide storage facilities will comply with design and construction guidance as published in the Armed Forces Pest Management Board
(AFPMB) TG 17.
The Board was redesignated as the Armed Forces Pest Management Board in 1979, and the AFPMB secretariat became a directorate of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Environment) after DoD Directive 6050.10* was implemented in 1985.
Meritorious Achievement Award presented to the Armed Forces Pest Management Board: Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances, US Environmental Protection Agency; August 1999; Washington, DC.
The Armed Forces Pest Management Board (AFPMB) is the tri-Service organization which monitors and guides this international effort, recommending policy for the DoD.
Washington, DC: US Dept of Defense, Armed Forces Pest Management Board; 1996.
Administered by the Armed Forces Pest Management Board
, DWFP also funds a competitive grants program.
I thank William Sames (Armed Forces Pest Management Board), Terry Klein (65th Medical Brigade), Kenneth McPherson (US Environmental Protection Agency), Mack Fudge and Jason Pike (US Army Public Health Command (UASPHC)), Julio Montero (1st Medical Brigade), and Sangho Lee (US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense) and for their technical assistance in providing critical reviews of this manuscript
In 2008 and 2009, when pest control treatments were planned, daily trap capture was approximately 1.50 (consistent with the threshold indicated in Armed Forces Pest Management Board Technical Guide 27 (14)), detected moth numbers decreased after pest control treatments (Figures 6, 7).
The excellent, Armed Forces Pest Management Board
website, which lists all dangerous creatures found country by country, reassuringly tells me there are six venomous snakes in Greece and only a few deaths a year.