Army MOS 68W Health Care Specialist, Combat Medic          
Injured or wounded Soldiers need immediate treatment, so when Army physicians aren’t available, the Health
Care Specialist is authorized to step in to provide basic and emergency medical treatment.

The Health Care Specialist is primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment, limited
primary care and health protection and evacuation from a point of injury or illness.

Some of your duties as a Health Care Specialist may include: