(c) Stabilization of military working dogs requiring long-term treatment
for evacuation to Team XB.
(d) A triage and resuscitation element consisting of one veterinary
officer and two animal-care specialists for immediate deployment to high or potentially
high casualty areas.
(e) Emergency medical care to large animals in support of civic action
Team XA is 100 percent mobile.
(5) Veterinary General Hospital. Veterinary General Hospital (Team XB)
consists of three VC officers and 12 enlisted personnel. One Team XB is allotted for
300 to 1,000 (or major fraction thereof) military working dogs supported. Team XB has
the following capabilities:
(a) Performs animal care service in the COMMZ by providing definitive
and long-term treatment and hospitalization for up to 50 working dogs that require
medical/surgical treatment or observation.
(b) Capable of providing similar emergency services for large animals
on an area basis in support of civic action programs.
Team XB is 25 percent mobile.
b. Other Veterinary Corps Positions. Some veterinary personnel are organic
to non-veterinary TOE organizations in a theater of operations. Such is the case with
the following medical organizations (the TOE 8 series are medical; the others are non-
(1) TOE 8-502-HeadQuarters and Headquarters Detachment. Hospital
Center. Includes a veterinary staff officer (Lieutenant Colonel) in its personnel.
(2) TOE 8-112-HeadQuarters and Headquarters Company, Medical
Brigade. Includes a veterinary staff officer (Lieutenant Colonel) and a chief veterinary
NCO in its personnel.
(3) TOE 8-111-HeadQuarters and Headquarters Company. Medical
Command. Has a command veterinarian (Brigadier General). a veterinary staff officer
(Colonel), and a veterinary NCO among its personnel.
(4) TOE 8-650-Army Medical Laboratory. Has two VC officers (a Lieutenant
Colonel and a Captain).