Air Force Research Oversight & Compliance (SGE-C)

Mission and Responsibilities

The mission of 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), 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.


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

Phone: 703-681-6147

DSN: 761-6147

Email: usaf.pentagon.af-sg.mbx.afmsa-sge-c@mail.mil