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Naval Hospital Corps School, San Diego, CA

Hospital Corps School, Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego, California

Veterans: 63
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Comment by Alan Sams on October 1, 2018 at 3:06pm

Corps School Sep. 1966-Mar. 1967: Looking for classmates, yearbook photos. Anyone know T.L. Dickerson, Pinckney from Charleston, SC, Jim Redmon, Jim Morrie, Larry Winslow? 

Comment by Kenneth D Broersma on September 11, 2018 at 3:44pm

I was assistant adjutant of company 74-70. I hated that job. Graduated Aug. 28, 1970. Wound up working at Balboa Hosp. Bldg 26-3A, Orthopedics. Charge Nurse, Susan L. Williams. A great lady!!

Comment by Alton M. Hobbs on March 25, 2017 at 1:38am

I started 'A' school in November 1969 and graduated 2/26/1970. I can't find our class photo, but did see class picture of another company with the same graduation date. I did not realize that there was more than one class graduating on the same day. Was this pretty common?

Comment by Jeff DeVilbiss on August 27, 2016 at 1:34pm

Company 43-69 Graduated in June,69 sent to Long Beach Naval Hospital ,then in August 69 sent to FMSS, Camp Pendelton,  then in November 1969 sent to Vietnam,Echo 2/7 then 1st med Bn. then Oak Knoll( Psych Patient) then Sweet home.

Comment by Michael D. Chance on February 1, 2016 at 5:06pm

I went to HM "A" school at Balboa and graduated on 13JUL72.  When we put in our "dream sheets" for next duty station, we were told that there was no chance for us to get transferred to any station east of the Mississippi River.  I put first choice Corpus Christi, TX (a couple hours drive from my home), second choice Charleston, SC, and third choice Jacksonville, FL.  They transferred me to Charleston.

Comment by Derek M. Herbert on February 1, 2016 at 4:50pm

HM3 San Diego A School 1987

Comment by anthony m mikusak on January 26, 2016 at 5:21pm
HM A school,1965 and HM-8483, C school 1966
Comment by Michael S. Kelly on September 6, 2015 at 1:06am
Randall Keith Hunter I went to HM "A"School 1988. If anyone went to San Diego A school 1988 hit me up.
Comment by James B. Johnson on May 19, 2015 at 4:26pm
Attended "HM A" School in late 1974 at Balboa.
Anyone remember hearing of the naked bicycle riding "streaker" during the Change of Command ceremony?
My Class was in attendance in formation on the hill. Other than Boot Camp Graduation, this was my first "memorable" official Navy Ceremony I witnessed. Certainly the one I'll never forget!
Comment by Robert L. Doty on July 18, 2014 at 3:30pm

Attended A School in 1966. They were starting one new company a week with 30 classmates and the training was 16 weeks.  By the time we were leaving, they had increased the number of new companies from one to two or three, and reduced the training from 16 to 12 weeks.  The demand for Hospital Corpsmen was increasing exponentially as the war in Viet Nam escalated.  HOLY CRAP! 

 

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