Corpsman

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: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Nathan Cole

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (FMF) Nathan Cole I’m a native of Toomsuba, Mississippi and graduated from Northeast Lauderdale High School in 2001. Because of the lack of jobs after graduating college I joined the Navy. I had always been interested in medicine, and when I found out about the hospital corpsman rate I knew it was what I wanted …

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I am Navy Medicine: Lt. Rusty English

By Lt. M. Rustin English, MSC I remember it well; the image of the second plane hitting the World Trade Center forever changed my outlook on the world.  I had just started my first semester in Mercer’s Stetson School of Business after spending my first year Pre-med – I had realized that our medical capability had outpaced the design of our …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospitalman Dominique Chesley

By Hospitalman Dominique Chesley I’m a native of Wichita Falls, Texas and currently lead GYN surgical technologist in the main operating room (MOR) at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB). After graduating from Hirschi High School in 2012, I wanted to get out of the small town I lived in and interested in Navy Medicine’s behavioral health tech program.  In the beginning of …

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