Hospital Corps

Profiles in Medical Power – HM3 Mackenzie Munger

HM3 (SW) Mackenzie Munger Pharmacy Technician PEOPLE HM3 Munger attended recruit training in Great Lakes, Illinois.  Upon completion he attend Hospital Corpsman “A” School and Pharmacy Technician “C” School in San Antonio, Texas.  Graduating from Corpsman “A” School in October, 2013 and Pharmacy Technician “C” School April, 2014.  He then transferred to his first duty station Naval Health Clinic Charleston, …

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Profiles in Medical Power – HM2 A. Joseph Brown

HM2 (SW) A. Joseph Brown USS Cole (DDG 67) General Duty Corpsman PEOPLE HM2 Brown completed Corpsman A School in San Antonio Texas where he learned about prevention and treatment of disease, disability and injury using preventive medicine and public health procedures and practices. He is trained in medical record keeping, supervising shipboard environmental sanitation and preventive medicine programs as …

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Profiles in Medical Power – HMC Delita Shields

HMC (SW/FMF/AW) Delita Shields Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman & Fleet Liaison for the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center PEOPLE HMC Shields completed a 53 week course of intensive studies to train in advance patient care and medical administrative duties to function independently of a medical officer in various isolated ship and shore activities of the Navy and …

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Profiles in Medical Power

HM1(SS/AW/SW) Matthew Carter Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC) PEOPLE HM1 Carter started his medical career as a Behavioral Health Technician from the Naval School of Health Sciences. He later completed training at the Basic Enlisted Submarine School (BESS) and subsequent training at the Naval Undersea Medical Institute (NUMI) in topics covering Radiation Health and Clinical and Operational Medicine. He …

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Building Corpsmen Culture: The Early Years of the Hospital Corps School

By André B. Sobocinski, Historian, BUMED Students at the Hospital Corps School Newport, ca. 1914 For almost as long as there has been a Hospital Corps there has existed a school charged with imparting the values, traditions and requisite tools to prospective corpsmen.  On June 18, 1914, the Navy established the Hospital Corps School at the Naval Training Station in …

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