Army Major Rick Tucker checks the age of a camel in Chad by examining its teeth. Rick Tucker/Courtesy photo
Rick Tucker, a 2003 graduate of UC Davis' School of Veterinary Medicine, is currently in the master's of preventive veterinary medicine program. Don Preisler,UC Davis/Courtesy photo
Army Major Rick Tucker visited a Fulani village in Senegal to help them develop an artificial insemination program for their cattle. The chief offered him land and a wife and asked him to stay. Rick Tucker/Courtesy photo

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