Health Care Specialist/ 68W/ Medic

Posted: 06/22/2023

Are you interested in getting a jump start on a medical career and receiving free college while doing it?

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

  • Administer emergency medical treatment to battlefield casualties
  • Assist with outpatient and inpatient care and treatment
  • Prepare blood samples for laboratory analysis
  • Prepare patients, operating rooms, equipment and supplies for surgery

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with civilian hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or rehabilitation centers. With a background as a Health Care Specialist, you may consider a career as an emergency medical technician, medical assistant, medication aide or physician assistant.

With continued study and experience, you may qualify for certification with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians as a first responder.

The Wisconsin Army National Guard is a part-time service branch of the military. With over 66 different armories in the state, there's opportunities to serve almost anywhere! Citizen-soldiers, as they are known, serve only 1 weekend a month, and 2 weeks in the summer, but still receive full-time benefits such as:

  •  Free college tuition

  • Low-cost health insurance/ life insurance

  • Paid job training

  • Up to $20,000 in bonuses

  • Serving the local community

  • Career advancement

Will you be the one to answer the call?

Contact SFC Rocco Sylvester at (608) 512-8112 or email at

Always Ready, Always There