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Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN)
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Jeff DeVilbiss left a comment for Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN)
"Terry, did anyone in your Corps school company sing " I want to be a recon ranger, I want to live a life of danger..." I was in an old barraks in Jan 1969 with an older company of corpsman with one who Always sang that??????????"
Mar 17
Adrian Hernandez and Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) are now friends
Dec 19, 2015
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) replied to Cecil Pearson's discussion company 107 1963 in the group Naval Training Center San Diego
"I was not in Co 107   1963 and it will be tough to connect with people from the same time and place. The longer you are out the harder it will be. I searched for some people in my boot company and found two. Also found 42 of my Hospital…"
Jul 14, 2014
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) left a comment for Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW)
"Hey Lindey. Sorry I have not commented. Using my phone right now and a bit crowded. I ill log in to the PC and see if I can get everything together.  Terry Schiele"
May 26, 2014
Gary G Glass left a comment for Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN)
"Welcome aboard"
May 26, 2014
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"I forgot another time aboard a ship that was somewhat of a trial.  I was Medevacd to the USS Repose just before a typhoon. Got an IV started by a Chief, Thanks Chief, and put into a rack. About an hour later a 7 year olf Vietnamese kid walks up…"
Jan 24, 2014
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"I thought I was also not going to get to go aboard a ship but it did work somewhat.  We were pulled out of Viet Nam (FMSS Corpsman) on the decks of an LPD.  Went to Japan for Cold Weather training on an LST. (old)  Also had some…"
Jan 24, 2014
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) left a comment for Michael M. Marquette
"Hi Mike, Good to read your post.  Interesting to note that I was there when you were there.  Our Company number was 27-68 and we started sometime in January 1968. That means we were about 10 companies apart.  Lived at the bottom of…"
Aug 19, 2013
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) commented on Michael J Sanchez's group Naval Hospital Corps School, San Diego, CA
"Hi Ted, There are a number of Hospital Corpsmen here but our lives span some different time.  You graduated in Feb of 69 and I graduated in April of 1968. Our company lived along with our sister company in the other half. Co. 27-68 was us and…"
Jul 30, 2013
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) and Harry Arnold Rathke are now friends
Jul 29, 2013
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) commented on Harry Arnold Rathke's group USS Bennington CVS-20
"Hi Harry,  Sorry I have not gotten back to you sooner. I read through the story of the USS Bennington and will reread it again.  I printed it and sent the link to a friend that wanted me to get orders to the ship. He joined it after the…"
Jul 29, 2013
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"Shipmates, I was never assigned as a crewmember aboard any ship.  The only time I was aboard was as a Corpsman with the first battalion, fourth Marines. Spent a little time at USNH Camp Pendleton. Pulled out of Viet Nam to Okinawa aboard…"
Jun 13, 2013
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) commented on Richard Oropeza's group Naval Regional Medical Center, Camp Pendleton, CA
"I was assigned to NAVHOSPCAMPEN on Jun 5th 1968 to July 1968. This was the old temporary Korean war  wooden barracks. By the time we got there it was old with many coats of white paint and paste wax on the floor. I remember Miss Helen Bonner…"
Jun 13, 2013
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) and Gregory Charles Hunt are now friends
Jun 2, 2013
Gregory Charles Hunt left a comment for Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN)
"What is to say, the sound of bombs, the report of guns, the memory of so much death, and of lost friends. Corpsmen and medics are marked by a different life. We give for others, perhaps Corpsmen and medics in general should give time to each other…"
Jun 2, 2013
Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) commented on Michael J Sanchez's group Naval Hospital Corps School, San Diego, CA
"Greetings Corpsmen,  ***There are some visuals here you may not want to read*** Just some thoughts about HCS and duty from 1968-1969 that have filled in since my last post. (Warning, I am on a chemotherapy today called Decadron today and it…"
May 30, 2013

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Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
Basic at RTC San Diego, Hospital Corps School San Diego, FMS at Camp Pendelton, USNH Camp Pendleton, 3rd Marine Division, Viet Nam, Bravo 1/4, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Cold weather training Mt Fuji Japan, 3rd Marine Air Wing, H&MS 37, VMGR 352, VMFA 214, VMA 242, MAWTUPAC 37, El Toro CA. 1967-1971
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
September 18, 1967
End date of your service
September 7, 1971

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At 6:01pm on March 17, 2017, Jeff DeVilbiss said…

Terry, did anyone in your Corps school company sing " I want to be a recon ranger, I want to live a life of danger..." I was in an old barraks in Jan 1969 with an older company of corpsman with one who Always sang that??????????

At 3:58pm on May 26, 2014, Gary G Glass said…

Welcome aboard

At 12:57am on June 2, 2013, Gregory Charles Hunt said…

What is to say, the sound of bombs, the report of guns, the memory of so much death, and of lost friends. Corpsmen and medics are marked by a different life. We give for others, perhaps Corpsmen and medics in general should give time to each other if not just to listen.

At 7:51pm on April 17, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

Hey "Doc" did yocu have the pleasure to enjoy the fine cuisine at 9th Engineers resturant? Now a days I kid about it, but it really was not all that bad. By the time I retired in 92 Navy chow had come a long way since our boot camp days! When we went thru FMSS the goal was to turn Corpsmen into Marines! I remember the time we came in from a field excercise - Corpsmen to become Marines, we got back like 1100, all we had to do was clean the M16 and turn it in to the armory and it was liberty time and it was Friday. No one passed the weapon inspection before 1500 or 1600, those two Marines screwed with us big time.

A few years ago - like 5 or 6 I caught an episode on the Military Channel or the History Channel about FMSS at Pendleton - now they are teaching those that followed in our foot steps - how to be combat medics - not wanna be Marines!

You ever know a Corpsmen in Nam by the name of John Porterfield? He also became a nurse.

I don't know if you saw the new hospital at Pendelton, now the new hospital is about to come down to make way for new hospital.

I remember the old Enlisted Club down by the lake which I am sure is gone by now.

Do you remember a bartender by the name of Addy? She was a short Hawaiian lady.

Lindsey aka Chief

At 4:07pm on April 16, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

Hey "Doc" I followed in your footsteps to a certain extent. Started my career in 72, did RTC, A school, FMSS and 3d Med Batt at Hansen. Thank you for your service at a time when the military was not appreciated, we were called baby killers! Much different now, we can even go to the airports now and not see those religious types in the organge gowns:)

At 12:51am on March 19, 2013, Gregory Charles Hunt said…

a ride in a troop transport behind a am track tank is not a memory one forgets. Minimal equipment, much of which was marginal, and the idea that no one was coming anyhow.. I defines even now how I view the EMS field enviroment. I have seen much more since, but there is always a certain knowledge that being a corpsman gave  that lives behind every thing done on tour of duty today.

At 10:14am on March 18, 2013, Gene Gowen RM2 said…

Thanks for the come back Terry.

PT was just starting up when I was in and if you were smart,, You didn't do as much

as you could because the increase in pull up and such got to be a drag..ha  I did

however, have good health until I was about sixty and then the heart attack, diebetes,

high blood pressure all started.

Speaking of the DD hat. I thought they would be nice with dress blues. I never liked

the white hat that wasn't rolled and looked like a chef's hat on the guys anway.

My father was a Pharmacist mate second in WWII with a marine detachment in the

Pacific. From what he told me, he was something like a corpsman . Never really

understood the difference. I was an RM2 in Kami Seya, Japan at the Naval Radio

receiver Facility when I got out in '63. I had been a Kiddy Cruiser but extended a

year to enjoy Japan and  second class at a FINE duty station. Loved it there.

I will be 72 in August so I hope your figures on age are good..ha ha

Take care

Gene

 
 
 

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