Some of the specialties in the Army Medical Service Corps include; Behavioral Sciences, Health Administration Services, Laboratory Services, Optometry, Pharmacy, Podiatry, and Preventive Medicine Services.
As a Medical Service Corps Lieutenant include:
- Commanding and controlling the Medical Service Corps units during emergency and non-emergency medical situations.
- Coordinate employment of Medical Service Corps Soldiers at all levels of command, from platoon to battalion and higher, in U.S. and multi-national operations.
As a Medical Service Corps Captain, your responsibilities will include:
- Commanding and controlling part of a Field Hospital, installation Dental or Medical Activity (DENTAC or MEDDAC), or larger Health Services Command.
- Coordinate employment of Medical Service 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 Medical Service and health care missions.
- Instruct medical, laboratory and psychology skills at service schools and medical training centers.
- Serve as a Medical or Health Care advisor to other units, including Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve organizations.