Dr. Corinn Hardy (Brockman) was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) in the U.S. Army Reserves on September 27, 2018. She first joined the Army Reserves in 2004, as a Second Lieutenant, after receiving the Army Health Profession Scholarship while attending Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Hardy was promoted to Captain and served 8 years on active duty with the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps from June 2006 – October 2014.
The U.S. Army Veterinary Corps is one of the six corps of medical specialists that make up the U.S. Army Medical Department. As a U.S. Army veterinarian, LTC Hardy was charged with conducting and overseeing all Department of Defense veterinary services activities – in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force – at various veterinary treatment facility installations including Fort Belvoir, VA; Fort Sam Houston, TX; and Naval Station Great Lakes, IL. LTC Hardy provided care to service members’ pets focusing on preventive medicine, contagious and zoonotic disease control and outpatient care. Additionally, she provided care to military working dogs, which included training military working dog handlers to respond to medical emergencies, as well as providing support of the Human-Animal Bond Programs at military hospitals.
Currently, in the U.S. Army Reserves, LTC Hardy is assigned to the U.S. Army Public Health Center in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. While not working for the U.S. Army Reserves, Dr. Hardy continues her public service commitment and employs her medical expertise as a Health System Specialist at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago, IL. As a Health System Specialist, she serves as a facility leader for continuous process improvement/lean six sigma initiatives which identifies and improves productivity efficiencies and processes for the joint DoD/VA medical facility.
LTC Hardy is the daughter of Gregg and Beverly Brockman of Fort Madison, IA and graduated from Fort Madison High School in 1999. LTC Hardy attended Iowa State University from 1999 to 2006 earning a Bachelor in Microbiology degree and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. She currently lives with her husband and two children in Libertyville, IL. Congratulations LTC Hardy!