Personal Protection Measures (PPMs)

Personal protective measures (PPMs) are the first line of defense against vector-borne diseases. The links below provide access to key resources regarding PPMs, including permethrin-treated uniforms, within the DoD. PPM items should be ordered through your local supply chain. For a list of National Stock Numbers (NSNs), visit the Pesticides and Equipment page.

  1. DoD Insect Repellent System - AFPMB
  2. DoD Insect Repellent System - USAPHC
  3. Permethrin Factory-Treated Army Combat Uniforms (ACU Permethrin) USAPHC
  4. Personal Protective Measures Against Insects and Other Arthropods of Military Significance (TG #36)
  5. Uniform Permethrin Treatment Matrix
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