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A hospital corpsman (HM) (or corpsman for short) is an enlisted medical specialist of the United States Navy, who may also serve in a U.S. Marine Corps unit. [1]

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Air Force Specialty Code

The Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) is an alphanumeric code used by the United States Air Force to identify a specific job.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Anatomy

Anatomy (Greek anatomē, “dissection”) is the branch of biology concerned with the study of the structure of organisms and their parts.

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Apothecary

Apothecary is one term for a medical professional who formulates and dispenses materia medica to physicians, surgeons, and patients.

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Battlefield medicine

Battlefield medicine, also called field surgery and later combat casualty care, is the treatment of wounded combatants and non-combatants in or near an area of combat.

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Blood plasma

Blood plasma is a yellowish coloured liquid component of blood that normally holds the blood cells in whole blood in suspension; this makes plasma the extracellular matrix of blood cells.

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Boxer Rebellion

The Boxer Rebellion (拳亂), Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement (義和團運動) was a violent anti-foreign, anti-colonial and anti-Christian uprising that took place in China between 1899 and 1901, toward the end of the Qing dynasty.

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Bronze Star Medal

The Bronze Star Medal, unofficially the Bronze Star, is a United States decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces for either heroic achievement, heroic service, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service in a combat zone.

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Caduceus

The caduceus (☤;; Latin cādūceus, from Greek κηρύκειον kērū́keion "herald's wand, or staff") is the staff carried by Hermes in Greek mythology and consequently by Hermes Trismegistus in Greco-Egyptian mythology.

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Camp Gilbert H. Johnson

Camp Gilbert H. Johnson is a satellite camp of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina and home to the Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools (MCCSSS), where various support military occupational specialties such as administration, supply, logistics, finance, and motor transport maintenance are trained.

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Cargo aircraft

A cargo aircraft (also known as freight aircraft, freighter, airlifter or cargo jet) is a fixed-wing aircraft that is designed or converted for the carriage of cargo rather than passengers.

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Combat medic

Combat medics or field medics (or medics) are military personnel who have been trained to at least an EMT-B level (16-week course in the U.S. Army), and are responsible for providing first aid and frontline trauma care on the battlefield.

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Combat Medical Technician

A combat medical technician (CMT) is a soldier with a specialist military trade within the Royal Army Medical Corps of the British Army and the Royal Air Force.

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Command master chief petty officer

Command master chief petty officer (CMDCM) is an enlisted rating in the United States Navy and U.S. Coast Guard, as well as the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force.

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Continental Navy

The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775.

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David E. Hayden

David Ephraim Hayden (October 2, 1897 – March 18, 1974) was a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman who served during World War I and earned the Medal of Honor for valiant actions in France.

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David R. Ray

David Robert "Bobby" Ray (February 14, 1945 – March 19, 1969) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman second class who was killed in action during the Vietnam War while assigned to an artillery battery of the United States Marine Corps.

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Decompression sickness

Decompression sickness (DCS; also known as divers' disease, the bends, aerobullosis, or caisson disease) describes a condition arising from dissolved gases coming out of solution into bubbles inside the body on depressurisation.

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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS for short) is the official reference work for the basic facts about ships used by the United States Navy.

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Distinguished Service Cross (United States)

The Distinguished Service Cross is the second highest military award that can be given to a member of the United States Army (and previously the United States Air Force), for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force.

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Distinguished Service Medal (United States Navy)

The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is a military decoration of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps which was first created in 1919.

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Dominican Civil War

The Dominican Civil War took place between April 24, 1965, and September 3, 1965, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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Donald E. Ballard

Donald Everett Ballard (born December 5, 1945) is a retired American colonel in the Kansas National Guard and former member of the United States Navy, in which he was a hospital corpsman in the Vietnam War and received the Medal of Honor for heroic actions above and beyond the call of duty on May 16, 1968.

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Edward Byers

Edward C. Byers, Jr. (born 4 August 1979) is a United States Navy SEAL who received the Medal of Honor on 29 February 2016 for the rescue of a civilian in Afghanistan in 2012.

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Edward Clyde Benfold

Edward Clyde Benfold (January 15, 1931 – September 5, 1952) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman third class who was killed in action while attached to a Marine Corps rifle company during the Korean War.

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Emergency medicine

Emergency medicine, also known as accident and emergency medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with caring for undifferentiated, unscheduled patients with illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention.

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Enlisted rank

An enlisted rank (also known as an enlisted grade or enlisted rate) is, in some armed services, any rank below that of a commissioned officer.

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First aid

First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery.

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Fleet Marine Force

The United States Fleet Marine Forces (FMF) are combined general and special purpose forces within the United States Department of the Navy that perform offensive amphibious or expeditionary warfare and defensive maritime employment.

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Fleet Marine Force insignia

The Fleet Marine Force Warfare Insignia, also known as the Fleet Marine Force badge or FMF pin, are three military badges of the United States Navy which are issued to those U.S. Navy officers and sailors who are trained and qualified to perform duties in support of the United States Marine Corps.

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Flight paramedic

A flight paramedic is a highly trained paramedic that provides care to sick and injured patients in an aeromedical environment on either fixed or rotor wing aircraft.

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Fracture

A fracture is the separation of an object or material into two or more pieces under the action of stress.

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Francis C. Hammond

Francis Colton Hammond (November 9, 1931 – March 27, 1953) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was killed in action in Korea while serving with a Marine Corps rifle company during the Korean War.

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Francis Junior Pierce

Francis Junior Pierce (December 7, 1924–December 21, 1986) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman in World War II who received the nation's highest military decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor.

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Fred Faulkner Lester

Fred Faulkner Lester (April 29, 1926 – June 8, 1945) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was killed in action during World War II while assigned to a Marine Corps rifle company.

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Fred Henry McGuire

Fred Henry McGuire (November 7, 1890 – February 4, 1958) was a Hospital Apprentice in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the Philippine-American War.

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Free fall

In Newtonian physics, free fall is any motion of a body where gravity is the only force acting upon it.

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George Edward Wahlen

George E. Wahlen (August 8, 1924 – June 5, 2009) was a United States Army major who served with the United States Navy as a hospital corpsman attached to a Marine Corps rifle company in World War II and was awarded the U.S. military's highest decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor, for heroism above and beyond the call of duty during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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Health professional

A health professional, health practitioner or healthcare provider (sometimes simply "provider") is an individual who provides preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services in a systematic way to people, families or communities.

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Hospital

A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.

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Hygiene

Hygiene is a set of practices performed to preserve health.

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Hyperbaric medicine

Hyperbaric medicine is medical treatment in which an ambient pressure greater than sea level atmospheric pressure is a necessary component.

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Injection (medicine)

Injection (often referred to as a "shot" in US English, or a "jab" in UK English) is the act of putting a liquid, especially a drug, into a person's body using a needle (usually a hypodermic needle) and a syringe.

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Iraq War

The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.

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Jack Williams (Medal of Honor)

Jack Williams (October 18, 1924 – March 3, 1945) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was killed in action while serving with a Marine Corps infantry unit in World War II.

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Joe Campa

Joe R. Campa Jr. is a former United States Navy sailor, who served as the 11th Master Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Navy.

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John E. Kilmer

John Edward Kilmer (August 15, 1930 – August 13, 1952) was a United States Navy hospitalman who was killed in action while attached to a Marine Corps rifle company in the Korean War.

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John Harlan Willis

John Harlan Willis (June 10, 1921 – February 28, 1945) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was killed in action during World War II while serving with a Marine Corps rifle company.

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John Henry Balch

John Henry Balch (January 2, 1896 – October 15, 1980) was a United States Naval Reserve officer and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in World War I.

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Joint Base San Antonio

Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) is a United States military facility located in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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Laboratory

A laboratory (informally, lab) is a facility that provides controlled conditions in which scientific or technological research, experiments, and measurement may be performed.

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List of United States Coast Guard ratings

The United States Coast Guard's ratings are general occupations that consist of specific skills and abilities.

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Loblolly boy

A loblolly boy on a warship was an assistant to the ship's surgeon.

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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune "One of the Marine Corps' biggest bases is Camp Lejeune (luh-JUNE) in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is the major West Coast base of the United States Marine Corps.

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Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy

The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) is a unique non-commissioned rate and position of office of the United States Navy, which has with it the paygrade of E-9.

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Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.

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Medical assistant

A Medical Assistant is an allied health professional that supports the work of physicians and other health professionals, usually in a clinic setting.

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Medical Assistant (Royal Navy)

The Medical Assistant.

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Medical Corps (United States Navy)

The Medical Corps of the United States Navy is a staff corps consisting of military physicians in a variety of specialties.

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Medical Education and Training Campus

The Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) is a United States Department of Defense (DoD) integrated campus under a single university-style administration, with nearly 50 programs of study available to U.S. military enlisted students.

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Medical technologist

A Medical Technologist (also known as Medical laboratory scientist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Technologist) is an allied health professional that analyzes and tests body fluids and tissues.

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Medicine

Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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Military deployment

Military deployment is the movement of armed forces and their logistical support infrastructure around the world.

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Military medicine

The term military medicine has a number of potential connotations.

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Naval Air Station Bermuda

Naval Air Station Bermuda (Kindley Field), was located on St. David's Island, Bermuda from 1970 to 1995, on the former site of Kindley Air Force Base.

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Naval Hospital Corps School

Naval Hospital Corps School was the United States Navy's only basic hospital corpsman school.

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Naval Station Great Lakes

Naval Station Great Lakes (NAVSTA Great Lakes) is the home of the United States Navy's only boot camp, located near North Chicago, in Lake County, Illinois.

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Navy Cross

The Navy Cross is the United States military's second-highest decoration awarded for valor in combat.

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Navy Enlisted Classification

The Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) system supplements the rating designators for enlisted members of the United States Navy.

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Navy Medical Service Corps

The United States Navy Medical Service Corps is a staff corps of the U.S. Navy, consisting of officers engaged in medical support duties.

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Navy Working Uniform

The Navy Working Uniform (NWU) is a series of military uniforms that are currently used by the United States Navy for wear by its members.

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Nursing

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.

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Oiler (ship)

An oiler is a naval auxiliary ship which carries fuels to refuel other warships.

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Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery (both methods are used) that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eyeball and orbit.

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing and dispensing drugs.

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Physician assistant

A physician assistant (US/Canada) or physician associate (UK) is a healthcare professional who practices medicine as a part of a healthcare team with collaborating physicians and other providers.

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Physiology

Physiology is the scientific study of normal mechanisms, and their interactions, which work within a living system.

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Purser

A ship's purser (also purser or pusser) is the person on a ship principally responsible for the handling of money on board.

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Radiography

Radiography is an imaging technique using X-rays to view the internal form of an object.

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Recruitment

Recruitment (hiring) refers to the overall process of attracting, shortlisting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for jobs (either permanent or temporary) within an organization.

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Reservist

A reservist is a person who is a member of a military reserve force.

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Richard De Wert

Richard David De Wert (November 17, 1931 – April 5, 1951)) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was killed in action during the Korean War while serving with a Marine Corps rifle company. He was posthumously awarded the nation's highest military decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor, for heroic actions "above and beyond the call of duty" on April 5, 1951, in South Korea.

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Robert Eugene Bush

Robert Eugene Bush (October 4, 1926 – November 8, 2005), at age 18, was the youngest member of the United States Navy in World War II to receive the nation's highest military decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor.

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Robert H. Stanley

Robert Henry Stanley (May 2, 1881 – July 15, 1942) was a 40-year member of the United States Navy.

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Robert R. Ingram

Robert Roland Ingram (born January 20, 1945) is a retired United States Navy hospital corpsman third class and a recipient of the United States' highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for heroism above and beyond the call of duty in the Vietnam War.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Sanitation

Sanitation refers to public health conditions related to clean drinking water and adequate treatment and disposal of human excreta and sewage.

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Scuba diving

Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) which is completely independent of surface supply, to breathe underwater.

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Seabee

United States Naval Construction Battalions, better known as the Seabees, form the Naval Construction Force (NCF) of the United States Navy.

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Senior chief petty officer

Senior chief petty officer is an enlisted rank in the navies of some countries.

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Sheepshead Bay Maritime Service Training Station

The United States Maritime Service Training Station at Sheepshead Bay was opened on September 1, 1942.

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Silver Star

The Silver Star Medal, unofficially the Silver Star, is the United States Armed Forces's third-highest personal decoration for valor in combat.

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Spanish–American War

The Spanish–American War (Guerra hispano-americana or Guerra hispano-estadounidense; Digmaang Espanyol-Amerikano) was fought between the United States and Spain in 1898.

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Special amphibious reconnaissance corpsman

*FMFPac / FMFLant |garrison.

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Submarine

A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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Surgical suture

Surgical suture is a medical device used to hold body tissues together after an injury or surgery.

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Surgical technologist

A Surgical Technologist, also called a scrub, scrub tech, surgical technician, or operating room technician, is an allied health professional working as a part of the team delivering surgical care.

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Tanker (ship)

A tanker (or tank ship or tankship) is a ship designed to transport or store liquids or gases in bulk.

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Uniforms of the United States Marine Corps

The Uniforms of the United States Marine Corps serve to distinguish Marines from members of other services.

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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.

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United States Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance

Force Reconnaissance (FORECON) is one of the United States Marine Corps' special operations capable forces (SOC) that provides essential elements of military intelligence to the command element of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF), by supporting their task force commanders, and their subordinate operating units of the Fleet Marine Force (FMF). Historically, the Force Recon companies, detachments and platoons performed both deep reconnaissance and direct action (DA) operations. Some missions are now shared by the Marine Special Operations Teams (MSOT), due to the establishment of the U.S. Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) in 2006. MARSOC was formed from Force Recon's direct action platoons, and now are capable of performing many of the same mission sets for USSOCOM. This dual existence now allows the FORECON companies to focus on excelling in their primary intelligence-gathering mission, as well as the Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure (VBSS) side of the specialized raid mission. FORECON is responsible for operating independently behind enemy lines performing unconventional special operations, in support of conventional warfare. The unit's various methods of airborne, heliborne, submarine and waterborne insertions and extractions are similar to those of the Navy SEALs, Army Special Forces, 75th Ranger Regiment, or Air Force Combat Controllers, although Force Recon's missions and tasks do differ slightly with a focus on primarily supporting Marine expeditionary and amphibious operations.

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United States Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command

United States Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) is a component command of the United States Special Operations Command that comprises the Marine Corps' contribution to SOCOM.

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United States Marine Corps Reconnaissance Battalions

The United States Marine Corps Reconnaissance Battalions (or commonly called Marine Division Recon) are the Special Operations Capable reconnaissance assets of Marine Air-Ground Task Force that provide division-level ground and amphibious reconnaissance to the Ground Combat Element within the United States Marine Corps.

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United States Maritime Service

The United States Maritime Service (USMS) was established in 1938 under the provisions of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936.

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United States military occupation code

A United States military occupation code, or a military occupational specialty code (MOS code), is a nine-character code used in the United States Army and United States Marines to identify a specific job.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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United States Navy Dental Corps

The Dental Corps of the United States Navy consists of naval officers who have a doctorate in either dental surgery (DDS) or dental medicine (DMD) and who practice dentistry for Sailors and Marines to ensure optimal oral health.

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United States Navy in World War II

The United States Navy grew rapidly during World War II from 1941–45, and played the central role in the war against Japan.

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United States Navy Nurse Corps

The United States Navy Nurse Corps was officially established by Congress in 1908; however, unofficially, women had been working as nurses aboard Navy ships and in Navy hospitals for nearly 100 years.

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United States Navy SEALs

The United States Navy's Sea, Air and Land Teams, commonly abbreviated as the Navy SEALs, are the U.S. Navy's primary special operations force and a component of the Naval Special Warfare Command.

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United States occupation of Nicaragua

The United States occupation of Nicaragua from 1912 to 1933 was part of the Banana Wars, when the US military forcefully intervened in various Latin American countries from 1898 to 1934.

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United States Public Health Service

The Public Health Service Act of 1944 structured the United States Public Health Service (PHS), founded in 1798, as the primary division of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW; which was established in 1953), which later became the United States Department of Health and Human Services in 1979–1980 (when the Education agencies were separated into their own U.S. Department of Education).

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USS Benfold

USS Benfold (DDG-65) is an in the United States Navy.

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USS Caron

USS Caron (DD-970) was a, named for Hospital Corpsman Third Class Wayne M. Caron (1946–1968), who was killed in action during the Vietnam War, and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

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USS Daniel A. Joy (DE-585)

USS Daniel A. Joy (DE-585) was a in service with the United States Navy from 1944 to 1965.

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USS David R. Ray

USS David R. Ray (DD-971), was a ''Spruance''-class destroyer named for United States Navy Hospital Corpsman Second Class David Robert Ray who was killed in action in 1969 while assigned to a Marine Corps artillery unit during the Vietnam War and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

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USS De Wert (FFG-45)

USS De Wert (FFG-45), an, was a ship of the United States Navy.

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USS Don O. Woods (APD-118)

USS Don O. Woods (DE-721/APD-118) was a ''Crosley''-class high-speed transport in the United States Navy built by Dravo Corporation, Neville Island, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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USS Durant (DER-389)

USS Durant (DE-389/WDE-489/DER-389) was an in the United States Navy, which served briefly in the United States Coast Guard.

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USS Frament (APD-77)

USS Frament (DE-677/APD-77) was a ''Buckley''-class destroyer escort in the United States Navy.

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USS Francis Hammond

USS Francis Hammond (DE/FF-1067) is the ninth ''Knox''-class frigate, named in honor of Hospitalman Francis Colton Hammond, a Medal of Honor recipient.

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USS Halyburton (FFG-40)

USS Halyburton (FFG-40), an, is a ship of the United States Navy named for Pharmacist's Mate Second Class William D. Halyburton, Jr. (1924–1945).

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USS Henry W. Tucker

The second USS Henry W. Tucker (DD-875) was a of the United States Navy.

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USS Jack Williams (FFG-24)

USS Jack Williams (FFG-24), sixteenth ship of the of guided-missile frigates, was named for Pharmacist's Mate Third Class Jack Williams, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism in the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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USS Jobb (DE-707)

USS Jobb (DE-707) was a of the United States Navy, named after Richard Patrick Jobb, born in McCormick, Washington, on 17 March 1920.

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USS John Willis (DE-1027)

USS John Willis (DE-1027) was a in the United States Navy in service from 1957 to 1972.

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USS Lester (DE-1022)

USS Lester (DE-1022) (1957-1973) was a United States Navy, named after Fred Faulkner Lester, a Navy Corpsman who was killed in action while assigned to the United States Marine Corps during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II.

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USS Liddle (DE-206)

USS Liddle (DE-206/APD-60), a of the United States Navy, was named in honor of Pharmacist's Mate Third Class William P. Liddle (1919–1942), who was killed in action, while serving with the 1st Marine Division, during the Battle of Guadalcanal on 19 August 1942.

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USS Litchfield (DD-336)

USS Litchfield (DD-336/AG-95) was a ''Clemson''-class destroyer in the United States Navy following World War I. She was named for John Litchfield.

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USS Thaddeus Parker

USS Thaddeus Parker (DE-369) was a acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War II.

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USS Valdez (FF-1096)

USS Valdez (FF-1096) is the forty-fifth and was built by Avondale Shipyard, Westwego, Louisiana, and originally designated as an ocean escort (DE-1096). She was commissioned in the United States Navy from 1974 to 1991. In 1998, Valdez was leased to Taiwan and renamed Yi Yang (FF-939).

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USS Walter C. Wann

USS Walter C. Wann (DE-412) was a built by Brown Shipbuilding at their yard in Houston, Texas.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

The War in Afghanistan (or the U.S. War in Afghanistan; code named Operation Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan (2001–2014) and Operation Freedom's Sentinel (2015–present)) followed the United States invasion of Afghanistan of October 7, 2001.

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War on Terror

The War on Terror, also known as the Global War on Terrorism, is an international military campaign that was launched by the United States government after the September 11 attacks in the United States in 2001.

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Wayne Maurice Caron

Wayne Maurice Caron (November 2, 1946 – July 28, 1968) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was killed in action while serving with a Marine Corps rifle company in the Vietnam War.

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Western Front (World War I)

The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.

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Wheeler Bryson Lipes

In September 1942, Wheeler Lipes performed an emergency appendectomy aboard a United States Navy submarine.

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William D. Halyburton Jr.

William David Halyburton Jr. (October 2, 1924 – May 10, 1945) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was killed in action during World War II while assigned to a Marine Corps rifle company.

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William McKinley

William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897 until his assassination in September 1901, six months into his second term.

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William R. Charette

William Richard Charette (March 29, 1932 – March 18, 2012) was a United States Navy master chief hospital corpsman who received the nation's highest military decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor.

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William Sidney Shacklette

William Sidney Shacklette (May 18, 1880 - February 12, 1945) was a hospital steward serving in the United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.

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William Zuiderveld

William Zuiderveld (January 8, 1888 – February 5, 1978) was a United States Navy Hospital Apprentice First Class.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1983 Beirut barracks bombings

The 1983 Beirut barracks bombing was a suicide attack that occurred on October 23, 1983, in Beirut, Lebanon, during the Lebanese Civil War.

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2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission

The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission preliminary list was released by the United States Department of Defense on May 13, 2005.

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68W

68W (often pronounced as sixty-eight whiskey using the NATO phonetic alphabet) is the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) for the United States Army's Combat Medic Specialist (Combat Medic).

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Chief Hospital Corpsman, Corpseman, Corpsman, Corpsmen, Dentalman, Field Medical Service Technician, Field Medical Service Technician (NEC HM-8404), HM1, HM2, Hospital Apprentice, Hospital Corpseman, Hospital Corpsman, Hospital Corpsman First Class, Hospital Corpsman Second Class, Hospital Corpsman Third Class, Hospital Corpsmen, Hospital corpsmen, Hospitalman, Hospitalman Apprentice, Hospitalman Recruit, Hospitalmen, Master Chief Hospital Corpsman, Navy Corpseman, Pharmacist Mate, Pharmacist's Mate, Pharmacist's mate, Pharmacists Mate, Pharmacist’s Mate, Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman, USN Corpsman, United States Navy Corpsman, United States Navy Hospital Corps, United States Navy Hospital Corpsman.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hospital_corpsman

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