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Jay Swartz
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  • Clovis, NM
  • United States
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
Mar 21
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
Jan 8
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
Sep 11, 2016
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
Aug 28, 2016
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
May 31, 2016
Richard Doggett commented on Jay Swartz's group Field Medical Service School FMSS
"James, I went through FMSS in late 69. Was only 4 weeks long and compared to what they have now t was a joke. We were prepared using the WWII version . You'd think that the Marines would know more about jungle warfare than anyone but they…"
Jan 28, 2016
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
Jan 28, 2016
James B. Johnson commented on Jay Swartz's group Field Medical Service School FMSS
"Don't recall class number but was at Camp Pendleton FMSS sometime in 1978 after tour of duty at NRMC Oakland enroute to next duty at US Naval Hospital Guam, M.I. Had a great time, was one of the few classmates that had a car that afforded me…"
Jan 27, 2016
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
Sep 6, 2015
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
May 23, 2015
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
Apr 8, 2015
Carl Hill commented on Jay Swartz's group Field Medical Service School FMSS
"This is a WARNO: SEPT2015 marks the 65 Year Anniversary of Field Medical Training Battalion onboard Camp Pendleton CA. We will be having a get together on 25SEP2015. More details to follow but we would like as much participation as possible!"
Feb 6, 2015
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
Jan 13, 2015
Carl Hill commented on Jay Swartz's group Field Medical Service School FMSS
"Hello, I have seen many comments about people looking for class pictures. I am stationed at FMTB-W right now and just ran into a bunch of old pictures in tubes and stacks. Please email me month and year and I will do my best to get these scanned and…"
Jun 1, 2014
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
Jun 1, 2014
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Field Medical Service School FMSS

For seven boot camp-like, rifle-toting, blister-breaking weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps team up at Field Medical Service School (FMSS) East to mold standard Navy-issue corpsmen into Sailors good enough for the Fleet Marine Force (FMF)
May 26, 2014

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
Naval Training Center-1967, Hospital Corps School San Diego 1967, Field Medical School Camp Pendleton- 1967, Naval Hospital San Diego- 1967-68, Vietnam 1968-1969, Camp Pendleton 1969-1970.
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
January 2, 1967
End date of your service
October 10, 1970

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At 9:24pm on January 22, 2010, David Kendall said…
great picture Jay.
At 10:47am on January 22, 2010, David Kendall said…
aw come on Jay...put in one of your photos. your great service in Viet Nam needs your picture.
At 8:29am on January 19, 2010, William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS) said…
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