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NEC Codes -- SO-5392 Naval Special Warfare Medic


NEC Designation:

NEC SO-5392 Naval Special Warfare Medic


Provides pre-hospital medical care in support of Naval Special Warfare training and operations. Performs basic and advanced first aid and life support, tactical combat casualty care, tactical medical emergencies and other paramedicine emergency care. Conducts pre-deployment and pre-mission medical planning and coordination. Advises on medical tactics, techniques and procedures for special operations.

Description (Con’t):

Instructs personnel in basic and advanced first aid, tactical combat casualty care, basic and advanced pre-hospital life support. Provides emergency care to diving casualties. Enters hyperbaric chambers to serve as inside tender to care for patients undergoing hyperbaric treatment.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): SO, SB

Billet Paygrades: E3-E9

Personnel Paygrades: E3-E9

Course: Mandatory

Open to Women?: No


1. NEC 5392 is a SNEC assigned to SEAL and SWCC personnel who are assigned to Naval Special Warfare SEAL and Special Boat Teams. Personnel must be qualified SO or SB to be awarded this NEC. 2. Mandatory training B-300-0042, Special Operations Combat Medic course and K-431-0021, Special Operations Technician course. 3. SEAL personnel who previously held PNEC 8491 or 8492, or any SEAL or SWCC personnel who attended Special Operations Combat Medic course B-300-0042 may be awarded NEC 5392. 4. NEC may be assigned to inactive duty SEAL and SWCC Navy Reservists who have completed the mandatory training B-300-0042, Special Operations Combat Medic course and maintains the USSOCOM Advanced Tactical Practitioner certification.

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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