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Joseph Pelot
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  • New Market, MD
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Jul 17, 2015
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"Norman, didnt we work together at the Recruit Dispensary, 1978ish? Did you work the front desk? I worked in the back with records, with Larry Brown and Frank Farris. Joe Pelot"
Jul 6, 2015
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"I went in in May 1970 but didn't go to Nam. Packed out a couple of times with 1/12 in Kaneohe, Hi, but always cancelled. I drove those gray Pontiac Metropolitan ambulances, made a few life an death ones out in town until we got the vans. Went…"
May 24, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"My first tour there, i didn't get there till Dec. 71, worked the ortho ward. Went to transportation around 1973. The name rick Souza rings a bell but all these years, i cant place anyone without a picture. Later in life, second tour, 1976-77,…"
May 24, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"Im still there. 25 as an HM, retired in 1995, worked several hospitals and in 1997 started at Bethesda. Have been working as career counselor for Navy medical students for past 17 years. No more pt. care though!"
Feb 6, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"The dental clinic was down towards the end of the ramps down by 17, Master at Arms office, Chapel, and sign office (made name tags, etc.).  16 and 15 I believe were Dental."
Feb 4, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Richard Oropeza's group Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED)
"I guess every Medical person in the Navy one way or another belongs to BUMED, but now that i have served for 25 years, retired, and now a Civil Servant, I am a member of Bethesda Detachment, BUMED."
Feb 1, 2014
Joseph Pelot joined Richard Oropeza's group
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Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED)

The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) became the central administrative headquarters for the Navy Medical Department, and those names became interchangeable.See More
Feb 1, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"Sorry, I don't. The first time there, after the ward, I had the occasion to sleep in the building the ER was in, when driving an ambulance.  Don't remember many folks. Most times it was out back in the Transportation shack. The second…"
Jan 31, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"  I wrote several paragraphs yesterday and when posting, my iPad autocorrected several words to something that made no sense, and not being able to correct it, I deleted the post.  I have since removed the autocorrect feature so now yall…"
Jan 31, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"This iPad autocorrects. I typed Maun, it changed to Manu. What the heck is a Manu?"
Jan 30, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"I don't when the dispensary was built, it looks darn site newer than the old NRMC. I only knew about it my second tour. 1st tour I started out on Ward 12 (Orthodox). We had ortho, ENT, and some cancer patients. I too lived in the bks in the…"
Jan 30, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"This is the Recruit Dispensary on mainside that several here are talking about. I too worked in the wooden one. 1st time 1971 to 1974' then came back to the wooden one 76-79, but was sent to mainside to work in the Dispensary. Look on my photo…"
Jan 30, 2014
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Recruit Dispensary NTC Orlando

Front view Recruit Dispensary, NTC Orlando, Circa 1974-ish
Jan 29, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"Bring back any memories?"
Jan 29, 2014
Joseph Pelot commented on Paul Denis's group Naval Hospital, Orlando FL
"Sorry, that was supposed to be Jax, not Ajax. Stupid IPad auto-corrects sometimes ;)"
Jan 14, 2014

Profile Information

Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Enlisted Rating
Hospital Corpsman
Where were you or your family stationed?
Hospital Corpsman A school San Diego, CA
NRMC Orlando, FL
Vietnam Era veteran, never served in Vietnam
FMSS Camp Pendleton, CA
1st Marine Brigade, MCAS, Kaneohe, HI
Battery A, 1st Bn, 12th Marines
Camp Lejeune, NC
8th Comm Bn, 2nd FSSG
NRMC Orlando, FL
Recruit Dispensary, NTC, Orlando, FL
IDC (AHCS), NSHS Portsmouth, VA
3rd FSSG,
Camp Hansen, Okinawa
USS FAIRFAX COUNTY (LST-1193)
NNMC, Bethesda, MD
2nd MARDIV
BAS 3rd BN, 8th Mar, Camp Lejeune, NC
MARDET UNITAS 1987 & 1988
HSETC, NNMC, Bethesda
2nd MARDIV, Camp Lejeune, NC
Division Schools Medical Training
BAS 3rd Bn, 10 Marines
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
May 26, 1970
End date of your service
August 31, 1995
HMC(SW/FMF) Joseph H. Pelot, USN (Ret)
Veteran . Poet . Author . Keeper of the Peace
Fight Dirty . Cheat When Necessary  
The Difficult Done Immediately
The Impossible Done By Appointment Only
All Around Good Guy
NRA Life Member
Si vis pacem, para bellum

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At 7:36pm on December 14, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

Welcome aboard shipmate, May you have Fair Winds and Following Seas! Seems we were at the same place, but not at the same time.

A school, FMSS, Bethesda, Camp Hansen and you were at HSETC - did you serve with Capt Harris? He was my CO at 3rd Med. I was at NUMI from 88 to 92 as an instructor.

 
 
 

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