Veterinary Technician (250) Enlisted Personnel

Cares for and assists in the treatment of sick or wounded animals.
Cleanses, treats, and applies dressings as directed by veterinary officers. Prepares animals for operations and sterilizes instruments. Prepares veterinary and clinical records, and sick and wounded report.
May administer anesthetics under supervision of veterinary officers. May supervise stablemen in the care of sick and wounded animals. May assist in the inspection of forage for animals. May assist in the inspection of meat and dairy products.
Should be thoroughly familiar with principle of animal sanitation, and be able to observe and diagnose symptoms of diseases of animals.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Surgical Technician, Veterinary
  • Veterinary NCO