Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 3-02C, Marine Combat Water Survival, provides Marine Corps combat water survival techniques, procedures, and training standards. This publication also teaches Marines to cross water obstacles and perform water rescues correctly and safely.
This publication is the foundation for teaching Marines correct water survival techniques and procedures that are used throughout the Marine combat water survival program (MCWSP). Once an individual or a unit has completed the MCWSP, this publication can be used as a refresher course before water operations
This is not a story book. As indicated, this is a Marine Corps Reference Publication. We were looking for information to help train for the latest Combat Water Survival Test the Marine Corps is using throughout it's ranks. This is exactly what we were looking for, step by step. The requirements for each level and everything necessary to set up the test and train toward your goal. Now, if the weather will only cooperate, we'll get to put all of our knowledge to use.
The United States Marine Corps was founded in 1775, and is a branch of the Department of the Navy. It is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and is the author of Small Wars Manual, U.S. Marine Guidebook, U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting Handbook, and "U.S. Marine Combat Conditioning"