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Field Medical Service School
Marine Corps Base
Camp Pendleton, California 92055

The Field Medical Service School, located in the Del Mar area 21, is a Marine Corps formal school whose mission is to educate and train members of the Naval Medical Department for duty with the Fleet Marine Force (FMF). The primary course offered is a physically demanding, five-week course for Hospital Corpsmen and Dental Technicians to earn the HM8404 and DT8707 Navy Enlisted Classification codes, respectively. The course emphasizes battlefield survival, personal protective measures, and the basic tactics and use of weapons for self-defense. The students must also demonstrate basic proficiency in emergency medical techniques, casualty evacuation, field sanitation, and preventive medicine procedures.

 

Daily routine

0500

Reveille

0500-0530

Prepare for physical training

0530-0630

Physical training

0630-0730

Breakfast, Barracks Maintenance

1630-2200

Personal Time

2200

Taps, Lights out

 

Training Schedule Class E-6609 (Section D)

Time

Subject/Event

Place

Uniform

Instructor

1st Training Day

7 October 1966 (Friday)

0730-1130

Issue Personal Equipment

Bldg. 21413

A

Drill Instructor

1230-1300

Class Leaders Orientation

Classroom 127

A

Executive Officer

1300-1450

Packs and Equipment

Barracks

A

Drill Instructor

1500-1630

Navy Physical Fitness Test

Barracks

F

Drill Instructor

2nd Training Day

8 October 1966 (Saturday)

0730-1630

Clothing Issue

Building 21615

A

Drill Instructor

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