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Richard Doggett
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  • Moses Lake, WA
  • United States
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Rich Ponce replied to Richard Doggett's discussion Chelsea Jan '69 - Dec '69. in the group Chelsea Naval Hospital
"Rich, It was interesting to read your post.  I was stationed there before you, from Oct of '66 to August of '68, when I was discharged from the Navy.  I signed up under the "kiddie cruise", so was out at 21.  I too…"
Apr 1, 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
Richard Doggett joined Jay Swartz's group

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
Richard Doggett added a discussion to the group Chelsea Naval Hospital

Chelsea Jan '69 - Dec '69.

Greetings. Request permission to come aboard.I was at Chelsea right after Corps school in San Diego. I worked on Ward G for a few months and then was transferred to the delivery room. I also remember the run up the long tunnel for blood and other lab stuff. Transferred out in Dec '69 for Vietnam and served as a Corpsman in the Combined Action Program. Wanted to come back to Chelsea, but they said no because of the pending decommission. So I went to the Hospital in Bremerton, WA.Only lived in…See More
Jun 15, 2015
Richard Doggett joined Jim Decota's group

Chelsea Naval Hospital

Naval Hospital, Boston , MA
Jun 15, 2015
Richard Doggett is now a member of Navy Veterans
Jun 13, 2015

Profile Information

Enlisted Rating
Hospital Corpsman
Where were you or your family stationed?
NTC San Diego, NAV Hosp Chelsea, Vietnam, NAV Hosp Bremerton, Fitzsimmons CO, BAMC San Antonio TX, FT Lewis, WA
Veteran of Foreign War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
June 18, 1968
End date of your service
September 30, 1981

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