Title: Assistant for Veterinary Services to Surgeon General and Chief (Retired)
Company: U.S. Army Veterinary Corps
Location: College Station, Texas, United States
Frank Allen Ramsey, DVM, Retired Assistant for Veterinary Services to Surgeon General and Chief at the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in veterinary and military services.
Utilizing three decades of practiced experience in veterinary and military services, Dr. Ramsey most recently served as an assistant for veterinary services to the Surgeon General and Chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps in Washington, DC, from 1980 until his retirement in 1985. Prior to this illustrious role, he was the assistant chief of staff of veterinary service for the Seventh Medical Command in Heidelberg, West Germany, from 1977 to 1980 and senior veterinary staff officer with the Office of the Surgeon General in Washington from 1973 to 1977. Earlier in his career, he served the Office of the Surgeon General in myriad capacities, including as chief of the Food Inspection Policy Office from 1972 to 1973, chief of the professional programming and planning branch from 1968 to 1971, and assistant chief of the professional programming and planning branch from 1967 to 1968. He also boasts extensive experience as a veterinary staff officer with the U.S. Army Combat Development Command Medical Service at Fort Sam Houston, TX, as an academy veterinarian at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY, and as chief of veterinarian services at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. He was first commissioned to the U.S. Army in 1955 as a first lieutenant, advancing through the grades to brigadier general by 1980.
First receiving a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in 1954, Dr. Ramsey is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and the U.S. Army War College. He has maintained affiliation with multiple organizations throughout his service, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, the National Association of Federal Veterinarians, the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, and the American Association of Equine Practitioners. Likewise, he has also been associated with the American Association of Food Safety Veterinarians, the Conference on Public Health Veterinarians, and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association.
As a testament to his success, Dr. Ramsey has received numerous accolades, including a Decorated Army Commendation Medal, a Legion of Merit with an Oak Leaf Cluster and a Distinguished Service Medal. In addition, he was selected for inclusion in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.
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