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For those Navy Hospital Corpsmen who served in the United States Navy and/or the United States Marine Corps.

Veterans: 139
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Fleet Marine Force Service medal/ribbon

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navy hospital corpsmen

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Hats Off to All my fellow Corpsman!

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Comment by Jim Decota on November 13, 2014 at 3:45pm

Better yet, put that uniform back on! Join the veteran crew on a Navy historical ship!  The billet we filled as Corpsmen is one that has an important role to fulfill as so many of the vets that serve on the museum ships are "older than many of us"!

That would be a little tough for you Ron! They don't have a ship in AZ ....yet!

Comment by L. Wayne Sasser on November 13, 2014 at 3:06pm

Volunteer!  I spent 30 years as Healthcare Administrator. All the local hospitals need volunteers, you set the hours, do as you want, and not responsible for others, LOL

Comment by Ron Bryan on November 13, 2014 at 3:03pm

To Stephen Miland; Welcome to RETIREMENT. UGH! Your not alone in this category.It takes time to adjust, find the local library and sing up for something that trips your trigger.

Comment by Stephen M. Miland on November 13, 2014 at 2:04pm

I am Stephen M. Miland.  I was a Corpsman from 68-72.  I went to Vietnam and was stationed at NSA Danang Station Hospital 69-70'.  Work in Receiving one and two.  I went to Nursing school in 1977 and spent 32 years as an RN and 25 years in ICU.  I just retired a couple months ago and now I am bored as hell.DocSteve.jpg.  (I'm on the left)

Comment by Richard A. Fegley on September 3, 2014 at 10:13pm

To: Douglas James Riley,  I agree Kerry would have been as bad or worse being that he was in the Navy.

Comment by Jorge J. Soria on September 3, 2014 at 5:11pm

Attended Corps School at Great Lakes late 85-early 86 after spending two weeks at the hospital for Chicken Pox right out of boot camp- sad to see it's no longer around. Then was sent to the original Balboa, San Diego April 86 (also no longer there) where I worked in supply room from 6 months. Attended the Orthopedic Tech program and worked with some of the smartest MD's met. Transferred to Naval Hospital JAX 1989 and worked in the ER and surgery ward until June 1990. BEST TIMES OF MY LIFE! So glad to have found this site. 

Comment by Douglas James Riley on July 22, 2014 at 9:00pm
Ricard Fegley - it could have been worse, they could've asked Kerry to present it!
Comment by Richard A. Fegley on July 22, 2014 at 6:10pm

It was good to see another medal of honor given to a true American Hero, yesterday.  BUT, watching that guy from 1600 Pennsylavnia Ave doing it was so revolting to me.  That man is not worthy to give out flea collars to a dog...

Honor is what is shown by "our" military and it is dishonored with the leadership

of America's current president, senate, congress as well as the supreme court.

Leadership is being shown by one person in a leadership role.  The lone star state looks to be doing ok with its Leadership.

 

Comment by Richard A. Fegley on June 8, 2014 at 11:02pm

Do any of my fellow Corpsman realize we had a name change a year ago.  We are now "corpseman" according to that guy at 1600 pennsylvania ave.  Is anyone else pissed off at such intentional disrespect of our fellow corpsman that died saving others.

David King, I too have my unit one from its issue to me in 1973.  I recently purchased another one from a surplus store near me.  But that one was empty, so I had to stock it myself.

Comment by Stephen Barrett on June 7, 2014 at 10:26am

I attended HCS SDiego 8/62-11/62. I was Assistant PO of our company.

 

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