What do medical service corps officers do?

Medical Service Corps officers provide direct support to Navy and Marine Corps commands, squadrons, battalions and units. Medical Service Corps officers deploy in support of combat operations, disaster relief, and humanitarian assistance missions, providing the best care our nation can offer ashore and afloat.

What is an AOC in the Army?

The AOC credentials Basic Branch Field Grade Officers to serve on general staffs and lead battalion and brigade-sized units in the execution of unified land operations guided by mission command philosophy in joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational environments.

How do you become an AMEDD officer?


  1. Meet the prescribed medical and moral standards for appointment as a commissioned officer.
  2. Be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Have completed an accredited qualifying degree program.
  4. Must be at least 21 years of age or older.
  5. Earn military retirement benefits.
  6. Be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.

What Mos is medical service officer?

Health Services Officer (MOS 67A) Great hospitals, talented doctors and the respect of your peers – these are just a few of the things you can expect when you join the Army Medical Service Corps.

What is a position AOC?

Commissioned officers are classified by their area of concentration, or AOC. Just like enlisted MOSCs, AOCs are two digits plus a letter. Related AOCs are grouped together by specific branch of the Army or by broader in scope functional areas (FA).

Is AOC the same as MOS?

Each soldier was classified by Military Occupation Specialty (MOS; for enlisted soldiers and warrant officers) or Area of Concentration (AOC; for commissioned officers). However, MOS/AOC often changes over time as soldiers gain new competencies and are promoted.

What is a Army doctor called?

PMO = principal medical officer, the seniormost doctor at the division level. Usually a specialist with the rank of brigadier. RMO = regimental medical officer (normally an army general practitioner with additional training in pre-hospital emergency care and occupational medicine).