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124th Navy Hospital Corpsman Birthday

For the last 124 years, Navy Hospital Corpsmen have served alongside Marines and Sailors in every clime and place; in the field and in garrison; in training and in conflicts spanning the globe. Navy Corpsmen derive their name from the U.S. Navy’s Hospital Corps. Established on June 17, 1898, the Hospital Corps enabled the Navy to provide formal Sailors medical training…
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Gray is a preventive medicine technician at 2nd MEB. He manages medical readiness and advises senior staff on all matters of force health protection. Gray describes what it means to be a Navy Corpsman, “Being a Navy Corpsman means being compassionate, caring, a mentor, a guide, a brother or sister to Sailors and Marines. I like being with the Marines and taking care of them. They will always take care of you. It’s a special bond – Corpsman and Marine. It’s like a brotherhood.”

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Author: Staff Sgt. Timothy Turner

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