Information for members



Required Immunizations

                Hepatitis A (2 Doses)
                Hepatitis B (3 Doses)
                MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
                Polio (IPV)
                Tetanus - Diptheria (Every 10 years)                                                   
                Varicella (Chickenpox)
                Influenza (Annually)
                TB Skin Test (Annually)


Please make sure your records are up-to-date with DMORT staff nurses.



The following is a list of suggested deployment items: 
  • DMORT Identification and lanyard (This should be kept with you at all times.)
  • Remember that most deployments are for 14 days.
  • Work is typically 12 hour shifts.
  • Approximately $300 in cash, and a few dollars in change.
  • Two pair (minimum) of khaki BDU pants.
  • One khaki BDU uniform shirt.
  • 6-10 Tee-shirts (some white and some green).
  • At least 14 pairs of socks and undergarments.
  • Some casual clothes (jeans, slacks, sweats, tee-shirts, polo shirts).
  • Black lace-up or zippered work boots.
  • DMORT hat.
  • Toiletries (should be packed in a Zip-lock bag to protect from moisture).
  • Toothbrush and tooth paste, deodorant.
  • Travel shampoo, wash cloth, and soap.
  • Hand  sanitizer (wipes or gels).
  • Two week supply of any prescription medications.
  • Aspirin, Rolaids, Imodium-AD.
  • Small First Aid Kit.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Cell phone, charger, spare or auxiliary battery.
  • Small Flashlight.
  • Bottled water (good idea to have a two day supply).
  • Food- non-perishable (good idea to have a two day supply).
  • Insect repellant (DEET)
  • Rain Gear


  • Blanket
  • Pillow
  • Deck or cards
  • Book
  • Bible
  • Coffee bags, tea bags
  • Departmental patches and pins to share
  • Power candy bars
  • Crackers
  • Pop Tarts
  • Dried Fruit (in sealed packs)
  • Thick Cotton socks
  • A Teddy Bear for your roomie...and most important, a good CAN DO attitude!!!