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NEC Codes -- HM-8404 Field Medical Service Technician


NEC Designation:

NEC HM-8404 Field Medical Service Technician


Provides medical and dental services for personnel in field units. Provides technical and administrative assistance to support the mission and functions of the Navy and Marine Corps field units. Maintains organizational level AMAL’s and ADAL’s. Assits in the procurement and distribution of supplies and equipment for field use and combat areas. Maintains field treatment facilities.

Description (Con’t):

Renders first aid and emergency medical and dental treatment to unt personnel/combatants. Coordinates and performs medical evacuation procedures. Ensures observance of field sanitary measures and preventive measures in specialized warfare. Conducts first aid and health education training programs.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): HM

Billet Paygrades: E3-E9

Personnel Paygrades: E3-E9

Course: Mandatory

Open to Women?: Yes



Information contained on this page is derived from the Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards Manual, Volume II, NAVPERS 18068F, which is the official manual for Navy Enlisted Classifications (NECs).

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