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Chief Hospital Corpsman Peter McGuyer: Navy Special Operations Independent Duty Corpsman

Updated: Oct 28

Pete has served and deployed with Fleet Marine Force RECON and was an instructor at the Joint Special Operations Medical Training Center. He is currently a Senior Enlisted Leader with the 2nd Marine Reconnaissance Battalion. He is incredibly passionate about wellness, suicide prevention, and extremely demanding medical training. Pete is the Joint Trauma System’s Wellness Leader and has developed a wellness/behavioral health class, Maintaining Peak Performance.


In this episode, you will learn about what it takes to become a Navy Independent Duty Corpsman and hear about Pete’s experience training and deploying with elite special operations units. Pete describes the life circumstances that inspired his passion for wellness and behavioral health advocacy. He describes how important it is and provides strategies to Maintain Peak performance and foster resilience even in the most demanding of environments.


Pete shares many insights and lessons learned over his distinguished career and provides some insight and sage advice for all listeners. You don’t want to miss this episode.


The interview with Peter McGuyer is available on all major podcast platforms. Here are some popular links that will bring you directly to the episode:

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