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Mission Statement
Provide force health protection through operational disease vector surveillance and control in support of Navy and Marine Corps missions. Provide external and internal education and training, ashore and afloat, while maintaining training logistical support for deploying FDPMU teams in support of operational commanders worldwide.

  • Permethrin uniform treatments to prevent insect bites (***Currently limited to using IDA Kits only***)
  • Instruct shipboard pest management and Category 8 pesticide certification
  • Consultation and pesticide treatment for cockroaches, bed bugs, and other insect pests
  • Rodent management consultation and support
  • Review integrated pest management plans for installations
  • Provide support for insect and rodent problems
  • Assist with mosquito identification and surveillance


Armed Forces Pest Management Board Resources: Shipboard Pest Management Manual (NAVMED P-5052-26)

Q: How do we get uniforms treated before a deployment?
A: Contact the vector division at After contacting our division, uniforms can be delivered to NEPMU-2 and treated on the discussed date. Commands can also order individual uniform treatment kits using NSN 6840-01-345-0237.

Q: Can you identify an insect, spider or pest we found at the command?
A: Yes, we are happy to identify any pest or insect that you have at your command. Contact us at for more information about identification.

Q: I need to renew my shipboard pest management or my Category 8 pesticide certification, can you teach it to me?
A: Yes, contact Mr. Bolden in our training department at 757-953-6606 for dates and time of the trainings.

Q: I found an insect an installation can you come spray the building for insects?
A: No, installation pest management is done by contractors or NAVFAC. Contact public works at your installation for more information.
Q: I found insects or pests on my ship, can you come spray the ship for insects?
A: Yes, however we follow the DOD policy of Integrated Pest Management and the instructions set by NAVMED P-5052-26. If upon visiting the ship, we see that there is a need for a pesticide application, we will treat the infested area. For assistance with a pest management issue, contact us at

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