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James Knippel
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  • West Fork,Arkansas
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Chelsea Naval Hospital, Ma. 1968-1971

Started Feb 4 0 Replies

My name is James(Jim) Knippel and I was stationed at the hospital during this time. I was a dental technician in the clinic next to PT behind the hospital. In 1969 I started to work oral surgery and…Continue

 

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James Knippel replied to Richard Doggett's discussion Chelsea Jan '69 - Dec '69. in the group Chelsea Naval Hospital
"Richard, my name is Jim Knippel, and I was in the dental clinic but spent most of my time in the operating room doing surgeries.I was recently diagnosed with PTSD, cause is all the horrible injuries and surgeries I saw and participated in. But the…"
Feb 4
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Chelsea Naval Hospital, Ma. 1968-1971

My name is James(Jim) Knippel and I was stationed at the hospital during this time. I was a dental technician in the clinic next to PT behind the hospital. In 1969 I started to work oral surgery and over the next 3 years spent most of my time in the operating room, doing dental surgeries or general surgeries when they were short on OR techs. Over the past few years I have finally admitted to myself that I suffer from PTSD, and have been diagnosed with it. The problem I have in filing a claim…See More
Feb 4

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Enlisted Rating
Hospitalman
Where were you or your family stationed?
Chelsea Naval Hospital, Chelsea,Mass
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
February 13, 1968
End date of your service
January 20, 1972

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At 6:02pm on March 16, 2019, David De Rooy said…

Welcome aboard Jim. Good to have you with us. Your service bracket (68-72) is the same as mine. please share your Navy experience here.

 
 
 

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