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Training Command

 

Training Command

Quantico, Virgina

Field Medical Training Battalion - West

 

Field Medical Training Battalion - West

"We Learn Today, So We May Lead Tomorrow"

Welcome to the Field Medical Service Technician Course

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

During this 8 week course, you will receive a mix of classroom and field training. Emphasis is placed on learning field medicine by using the principles of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC). Topics include Care Under Fire, Tactical Field Care, Tactical Evacuation of combat casualties and the establishment and functions of the unit aid station.  Students will also learn the necessary skills to operate and survive in a combat environment. This includes field sanitation, preventive medicine, CBRN defense medical requirements, communications and security. Students will also be familiarized with USMC history and organization. Additionally, training will include general military subjects, individual and small unit tactics, military drills, physical training/conditioning and weapons familiarization with the opportunity to fire the M16/M4 service rifle. Completion of FMST results in the student receiving Navy Enlisted Classification HM-L03A.

 

Develop, coordinate, resource, execute and evaluate training and education concepts, policies, plans and programs to ensure the Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsman is prepared for assignment with the operational forces.
To be the best training command within the United States Marine Corps; producing the best trained, best prepared, and battle ready Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsman.  He will be prepared to meet the challenges of present and future operational environments.