The responsibilities of a Veterinary Corps Lieutenant are:

  • Commanding and controlling Veterinary Corps units during emergency and non-emergency medical situations.
  • Coordinate employment of Veterinary Corps Soldiers at all levels of command, from platoon to battalion and higher, in U.S. and multi-national operations.

A Veterinary Corps Captain has increased responsibilities, such as:

  • Commanding and controlling part of a Field Hospital, installation Dental or Medical Activity (DENTAC or MEDDAC), or larger Health Services Command.
  • Coordinate employment of Veterinary Corps Soldiers at all levels of command, from company to division level and beyond, in U.S. and multi-national operations.
  • Develop doctrine, organizations and equipment for unique veterinary missions.
  • Instruct veterinary skills at service schools and veterinary training centers.
  • Serve as a Veterinary advisor to other units, including Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve organizations.
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