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About the Armed Forces Pest Management Board

The Armed Forces Pest Management Board (AFPMB) recommends policy, provides guidance, and coordinates the exchange of information on all matters related to pest management throughout the Department of Defense (DoD). The AFPMB’s mission is to ensure that environmentally sound and effective programs are present to prevent pests and disease vectors from adversely affecting DoD operations.


Emerging Issues

Latest issues affecting DoD pest management operations.

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Contingency

We provide support to DoD personnel on any pest management issue in any situation. We also provide rapid accurate responses to questions regarding all aspects of pest management. Read the guidance…

Research

Coordinates DoD vector control and pest management research, development, testing, and evaluation activities. Manages the DWFP Research Program. Learn more about our research programs

Natural Resources Support

Because natural resources belong to the public, Congress enacted the “Sikes Act” to ensure public access to renewable natural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) lands, subject to safety requirements and military security. Find out more…

Pest Management Support

We provide support to DoD personnel on any pest management issue in any situation. We also provide rapid accurate responses to questions regarding all aspects of pest management. Find out more..