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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  • 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.

  • Allwet

    bittorrent321 trpollom +1

  • GoodCopy

    Devil Docs (especially SARC) are one of the Marine Corps greatest and most valued assets. Much love to FMF/SARC Docs!

  • warfightertx

    The docs attached to my unit are top notch!

  • Deepdiverhawaii

    I am considering trying for SARC. If anyone on here can answer some questions I would greatly appreciate it. I have tried on my own and there doesn't seem to be much information readily available out there.