THE AMEDD OFFICER CORPS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS
Section1. THE MEDICAL CORPS
a. Mission. The MC supports the AMEDD mission by performing those
professional medical duties directly related to the evaluation of medical fitness for duty,
the analysis of the medical and physical condition of patients, the practice of preventive
and therapeutic medicine, the development of medical principles for preventing and
treating diseases, and research of medical problems.
b. Composition. The MC consists exclusively of commissioned officers that are
qualified doctors of medicine or doctors of osteopathy. They are identified by their
branch insignia of a gold caduceus. The insignia of the MC along with the insignias of
the other five officers AMEDD Corps and the AMEDD enlisted insignia are shown at
Figure 3-1. AMEDD Insignias.