For those Navy Hospital Corpsmen who served in the United States Navy and/or the United States Marine Corps.

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  • Does anybody no somebody that was stationed at the Naval Hospital Beaufort South Carolina during the early 70`s?

  • Probably about as many times as I was called that!

  • Do you know how many times I was called a "Squid"  by some ungratefull marine?

  • Spent 25 wonderful months(April 1971 to May 1973) at the Naval Hospital Beaufort South Carolina. Those people down there do not know the Civil War is over and that they lost.

  • Christmas '76 I was at NRMC Charleston doing on OJT for Pharmacy Tech. Spent Christmas day on the Folley Beach with my then wife; Heminokee and his wife.

  • Anthony,

    I was an HM2 OR Tech on board USS Long Beach and spent a few weeks in Subic around Christmas 1976. Talked my doc into letting me go up to the hospital to scrub an inguinal hernia. Were you there then?

  • I'd love to go, but I'm stuck here in Afghanistan 'til at least November

  • Any of you HMs going to be at the reunion in San Antonio, TX next week?

  • Hey Tony, I was also stationed In sybic at the Naval hospital, 62-64, I was the decedant affairs corpsman and worked in admin.  welcome aboard.  Ken Mcdowell HMC USN RET


  • Former HM2, O.R. Tech, stationed at U S Naval Hospital, Corpus Chrisit. Tx. (1970-1972) and later at U.S. Naval Hospital, Subic Bay, R P. Hoping to hear form ALL personnel at these commands and former shipmates and friends. Anthony "Tony" D. Martinez.


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Hats Off to All my fellow Corpsman!

This is my first day on here and I am so pleased and proud to find it.I spent my time 1969-1974 active, from Orlando Boot to San Diego Corps School, CHELSEA Naval Hospital, Senior Corpsman of Ward 14, Dirty Orthopedics and then Camp Lenjeune 2nd Amtracs, Force Troops, Camp Lejeune.Have been in healthcare ever since as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. I gave my first breathing treatment in 1970......Thank you All for your Service!!!Curt Hiller, HM3

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navy hospital corpsmen

may 31 1956 was the day i graduated from hospital corps school great lakes. spent 18 months at the philly naval hospital working on locked ward t-18. gave electric shock treatments 3 times a week. went to argentia newfoundland, naval air station base hospital from 1958 thru 1959. best years of my life.

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Fleet Marine Force Service medal/ribbon

The Navy has yet to recognize the FMF service of thousands of Grunt Docs who have served side by side with the Marines for generations. In 1984 then Navy Secretary Lehman came out with an FMF ribbon but only for FMF service after 1984.The Navy should either recognize all of us Grunt Docs or none at all; choosing only those whose FMF service was post 1984 is a slap in the face to PRE-1984 FMF Hospital Corpsmen.FMF Ribbon service post 1984.gif

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