The USAF Animal Use program is a part of the office of Air Force Research Oversight and Compliance (AFMSA/SGE-C). The Animal Use Programs Office implements the animal care and use policies for the USAF. While located organizationally at the Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ) in Falls Church, VA, responsibility for laboratory animal welfare extends to a large number of recipients of USAF-managed contracts and grants involving animals.
Specific responsibilities include:
USAF and the DoD animal use policy applies to any live vertebrate animal that is being used or is intended for use in a DoD animal care and use program, or to any recipient of a USAF-managed contract or grant.
Defense Health Headquarters
7700 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22042
Phone: (703) 681-6147