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February 7, 2012

Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman

Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman

If you know anything about the Marine Corps, you know that they have no medical services. The Marines draw from the Navy for their medics (or Docs), and Recon has its own breed of Docs – The Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman. These elite Navy Docs are pretty much indistinguishable from their Marine Counterparts, with the exception of the long sideburns and the occasional 70s stash. They go through a pipeline of training to earn the SARC title. Their schooling consists of Amphibious Reconnaissance Course, Marine Combatant Diver Course, Basic Airborne Course and the school that makes them a Special Ops Doc: The Special Operations Combat Medic Course (SOCM).


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  • BunkMasterFlex

    PM me on FB (Bunk Lightyear) with you and your buddies name, rank, rate and roughly when y'all submitted your packages. I'll find out what's going on.

  • DocButters

    BunkMasterFlex  Thanks man, can't believe I've never seen reconcorpsman.com before lol. So obvious... So right now, it's not the desire, it's the politics! I'm trying to figure it all out, but they've been pushing HARD for SARC recruiting, but a buddy of mine and I have competitive scores, combat vets with division, good evals, etc and we're just sitting and waiting. He's been waiting to class up for over a year. I'm 4 months out from my rotation, with no orders, to anywhere. It's a weird place for corpsman right now lol

  • BunkMasterFlex

    Go to www.reconcorpsman.com Utilize the outlets provided in the 'contacts' tab. If that's unsuccessful, send me a message with your email and we'll go from there. Stay Focused and don't lose the desire you have right now. It's a long road but I assure you it's worth the time.

  • DocButters

    BunkMasterFlex I'm currently trying to screen for SARC, but stationed overseas right now and it's very difficult to find anyone knowledgable. Any advice/direction?

  • AnthonyBunkley

    If anyone past or future is interested in going this route, contact me and I'll set you on the path. I'm easy to find so just PM me and we'll go from there.