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Navy NECs

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The Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) system supplements the enlisted rating structure in identifying personnel on active or inactive duty and billets in manpower authorizations. NEC codes identify a non-rating wide skill, knowledge, aptitude, or qualification that must be documented to identify both people and billets for management purposes.

For example, if a Navy police officer ( MA -- Master at Arms ) receives specialized training as a K-9 Dog Handler, he/she would be awarded NEC MA-2005. From that point on, the sailor could be assigned to Navy law enforcement duties involving military working dogs.

Below are the NECs for the HOSPITAL CORPSMAN community area:

HM-8401 Search and Rescue Medical Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8402 Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8403 Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Independent Duty Corpsman (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8404 Field Medical Service Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8406 Aerospace Medical Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8407 Radiation Health Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8408 Cardiovascular Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8409 Aerospace Physiology Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM 8410 Bio-Medical Equipment Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8416 Nuclear Medicine Technologist (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8425 Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8427 Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Corpsman (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8432 Preventive Medicine Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8434 Hemodialysis/Apheresis Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8451 Basic X Ray Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8452 Advanced X-Ray Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8454 Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8463 Optician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8466 Physical Therapy Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8467 Occupational Therapy Assistant (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8472 Biomedical Photography Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8482 Pharmacy Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8483 Surgical Technologist (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8485 Psychiatry Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8486 Urology Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8489 Orthopedic Cast Room Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8493 Medical Deep Sea Diving Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8494 Deep Sea Diving Independent Duty Corpsman (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8496 Mortician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8503 Histopathology Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8505 Cytotechnologist (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8506 Medical Laboratory Technician, Advanced (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8541 Respiratory Therapy Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8701 Dental Assistant (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM 8707 Field Service Dental Technician (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM-8708 Dental Hygienist (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM 8752 Dental Laboratory Technician, Basic (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM 8753 Dental Laboratory Technician, Advanced (APPLIES TO: HM)

HM 8765 Dental Laboratory Technician, Maxillofacial (APPLIES TO: HM)

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