Hospital Corps

I Am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Ricler M. Magsayo

I’m honored to be selected as Navy Medicine’s 2015 fiscal year Shore-Based Junior Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) of the Year. I’m a Chicago native, graduating from Stephen Tyng Mather High School in 2002. I attended Northeastern Illinois University that fall then transferred to Wilburn Wright College, but I couldn’t find direction on what I wanted to do as a career, so I …

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Every Hospital Corpsman Serving Today is the History of the Hospital Corps

By Master Chief Hospital Corpsman (SS/SW/FMF) Brad McIntire, deputy director, Hospital Corps It is easy for me to stand here and rattle off the MoH’s, Navy Crosses, Silver Stars, Purple Hearts….ships, clinics, Hospitals, buildings named after Hospital Corpsmen. The sacrifices Hospital Corpsman have made serving, not only their country in general,  but in most cases the direct action of coming to …

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Navy Hospital Corps Birthday Message 2015

On behalf of Navy Medicine, I extend my sincerest thanks and appreciation to the Navy Hospital Corps commemorating 117 years of faithful and committed service. President William McKinley signed an act of Congress in 1898 establishing the Hospital Corps. Since the first 25 apothecaries were appointed by the secretary of the Navy, the Hospital Corps has grown immeasurably in size …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospitalman Teresa Alexandria Perkins

By Hospitalman Teresa Alexandria Perkins, Naval Hospital Bremerton I’m a radiologic technologist and proud to be Naval Hospital Bremerton’s 2014 Blue Jacket of the Year. It’s an honor to represent my leadership and the hospital. I’m from Brentwood, Calif., graduating from Heritage High School in 2008. I joined the Navy two years later to explore new opportunities and serve my country. …

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I am Navy Medicine: Cmdr. Typhanie Kinder, MD

By Cmdr. Typhanie Kinder, MD,  Director of Naval Medical Modeling and Simulation Training, Navy Medicine Education Training Command Words that ring so poignant; The year is 1976. It is a moment in time that I will forever remember. A five year old girl looked up at the Dad she adored to hear him say, “Women can go to the Academies now.”  Now, …

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