In the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks, thousands of Americans responded by volunteering their skills and talents to assist the community. Many more Americans asked, “What can I do to help?”.
In 2002, the USA Freedom Corps was created to help Americans answer a call to service and to foster a culture of service, citizenship, and responsibility.
The Medical Reserve Corps program is sponsored by the Office of the Surgeon General, in cooperation with the White House’s USA Freedom Corps, and the Department of the Homeland Security’s Citizen Corps.
The purpose of the MRC unit is to: