Air Force Medicine


Defense Health Headquarters
7700 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042

Phone: (703) 681-6147

DSN: 761-6147


Air Force Research Oversight & Compliance (AFMSA/SGE-C)

Air Force Medical Support Agency

Mission and Responsibilities

The mission of AFMSA/SGE-C is to provide regulatory oversight and ethical guidance for all research conducted or supported by the USAF involving human and/or animal subjects, or involving USAF personnel as subjects. Under authority of the Surgeon General (AF/SG), AFMSA/SGE-C serves as the DoD component office responsible for coordinating policy, interpreting regulatory policies, and issuing routine guidance and procedures for human and animal research programs.