Accession Number : ADA326668

Title :   The Strategic Use of the US Army Veterinary Service in HCA/TCA Operations.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Pixley, Charles E.

PDF Url : ADA326668

Report Date : APR 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : The US Army Veterinary Service is the Department of Defense Executive Agent for Veterinary Services. The Veterinary Service has responsibility for the medical care of all government owned animals, food safety and quality assurance and prevention of zoonotic disease spread worldwide. This study traces the development and evolution of Humanitarian Civic Assistance and Traditional CINC Activities missions. The Veterinary Service's capabilities in these type of actions and what Veterinarians can do to improve the infrastructure of a nation where they are deployed are examined. The problem of why the Veterinary Service is not routinely included in the planning process is researached. Solutions which will bring the Veterinary Service into the geographic CINC's planning process are presented.

Descriptors :   *MEDICAL SERVICES, *PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, *VETERINARY MEDICINE, MILITARY PERSONNEL, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, DISEASES, PLANNING, SAFETY, ANIMALS, QUALITY ASSURANCE, ARMY, MEDICAL PERSONNEL, FOOD, EXECUTIVE ROUTINES, ZOONOTIC DISEASES.

Subject Categories : Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE