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The U.S. Army is the DoD Executive Agent for Veterinary Service. Consequently the Veterinary Corps provides veterinary service to the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines.
Veterinary Corps Officer assignments are available in the United States and overseas. Assignments consider the needs of the Army, the applicant's training and experience, and the desires of the applicant. Initial assignments are usually to fixed military facilities within the continental United States. In these positions, new officers perform a variety of veterinary and supervisory tasks in support of the local installation. Most new officers will provide clinical veterinary services, supervise a food defense program, perform sanitary audits of food production facilities, and supervise military and civilian employees. Follow-on assignments may include overseas installations, veterinary field units, or Special Forces units. Veterinary Corps officers may serve as branch or section chiefs, unit commanders, or veterinary staff officers and training officers.
Geograhic Opportunities Include:
The Health Services Division, Human Resources Command, makes assignments. More possible assignments.
For general questions regarding service in the Army Veterinary Corps, contact the Corps Chief's Office by e-mail or call 210-221-8149.