Personnel Retrieval & Processing Technician

SSgt to Pvt - FMOS


Personnel Retrieval and Processing Technicians perform duties incident to the handling of human remains in both joint and single service theaters of operations.


  • Must be a volunteer.
  • Security requirement: Secret security clearance.


  • Complete the formal courses of instruction at the U.S. Army Mortuary Affairs Center, Ft Lee, VA, or complete a 7 month deployment in a theater of operations during combat operations under the direct supervision of school trained PRP personnel. In addition, the SNM must receive a letter of recommendation from the OIC of the unit during the deployment.


  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.27B, Logistics Training and Readiness Manual.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Funeral Attendants 39-4021.

Related Military Skill:

  • None