Animal-borne diseases inordinately affect warfighter readiness. One example is Lyme disease, which starts with mice and ticks in the wild. Interventions exist, but where are they best applied? In this talk, we'll discuss example innovations and programs in tracking and predicting wildlife diseases that can affect warfighters with a particular focus on how A.I. changes this game, as well as how development of these solutions could be ideal SBIR-focused programming.