The Veterinary Corps (VC) is made up of six AOCs (veterinarians) and one MOS (warrant officers). The VC provides food safety and security inspections for the Armed Services. They also provide care for military animals, including military working dogs, ceremonial horses, and pets of service members.
The VC has common skill sets that every officer should develop and maintain, including leadership, technical, and tactical skills.
To become an Army veterinarian, you must meet the following criteria:
Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Be between 18 and 34 years old
Be accepted to college, in college, or have graduated from a four-year degree program
Be eligible for a Secret Security Clearance
Be medically and physically fit
Be in good moral standing
You must also complete the Basic Officer Leadership Course or additional special courses/qualifications.