• Sole U.S. Citizenship
  • Eligible for a Security Clearance.
  • Meet minimum ASVAB Test Scores
  • Meet minimum Physical Examination Standards (See Figure Below)
  • 28 years of age or less at the time of accession
  • Male and Female Eligible
Seek out a recruiter and ask about becoming a SARC/Recon IDC through the ATF program.
Do not agree to anything until you are absolutely sure you understand what you are signing up for.  Contact the Enlisted Community Manager to be connected to your nearest Recon IDC for mentorship and interviews.

1306-983 FMF Recon MILPERS

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be 28 years or younger upon application receipt
  • Pass a Dive Physical and hyperbaric pressure test
  • Have a clear record – no NJPs within 18 months of application.
  • Security Clearance Eligibility
  • Be E-5 or lower.
  • Be recommended by your CO.
Application Steps:
  1. Interview with and E-7 or above in the Recon IDC community – Reach out to the Enlisted Community Manager.
  2. Conduct a special dive physical.
  3. Conduct the PST.
  4. Conduct a Hyperbaric Pressure Test.
  5. Submit a request for Program Entry (1306/7)

500yd or 450m – 10 minutes rest

Max Set Push-ups in 2 minutes – 2 minutes rest

Max Curl-up in 2 minutes – 2 minutes rest

Max Pull-ups – 10 minutes rest

1.5mi Run – sub 10:30 minutes