The Medical Reserve Corps system is a federal initiative that was launched in July 2002, as part of a larger structure that encourages volunteer participation across the United States.
The umbrella organization is called the USA Freedom Corps, which covers four groups: AmeriCorps, Citizen Corps, Senior Corps, and the Peace Corps.
The Medical Reserve Corps is one of five units under Citizen Corps
|Community Emergency Response Team|
|Medical Reserve Corps|
|Expanded "Neighborhood Watch" Program|
|Volunteers in Police Service|
|The Fire Corps|