Veterinary Laboratory Animal Medicine Officer - 64C
Veterinary laboratory animal medicine officers plan, direct and participate in the care, treatment, and management of laboratory animals. Army veterinarian officers primarily focus on animal medicine, veterinary public health and research/development. Whether you're providing treatment to bomb-sniffing dogs or inoculating cattle on a humanitarian mission, you're making a positive impact on the lives of everyone who depends on animals.
Job training for an Army Medical Department officer includes completing an Officer Basic Leadership Course, which introduces you to the Army Health Care system, Army doctrine and basic soldier/leader skills.Your training time depends on your chosen specialty and whether or not you have prior military experience. You must also meet height and weight standards, as well as pass the Army physical fitness test.
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is an examination that is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. It is used to determine qualification and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.
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