Hospital Corps

In Honor of the Marine Corps Birthday: I am Navy Medicine – Hospital Corspman 2nd Class James Louck

 On the U.S. Marine Corps’ birthday, Nov. 10, 1775, we also recognize those of Navy Medicine’s Hospital Corps who have fought and served side-by-side with their ‘Devil Dogs.’ Wherever there are Marines, a Hospital Corpsman is there. From the hardscrabble, back-of-beyond Combat Outpost Shir Ghazay in Helmand Province, Afghanistan to the key logistical hub Manas Airbase, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, wherever his …

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Corpsman Spotlight: “Angels of the Battlefield”

Editor’s note: On the evening of November 4, the Armed Services YMCA will honor two Navy corpsmen at the 9th annual Angels of the Battlefield Gala in Washington D.C. The event honors military medics and corpsmen who have valiantly risked their lives while saving the lives of countless others. Here are their stories. Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (HM1) Wayne N. Papalski …

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I Am Navy Medicine: HM2 Rose Webber

  As a pharmacy technician working in Naval Hospital Lemoore (NHL), I am committed in providing exceptional care to our military beneficiaries. Patient safety and excellent customer service are always our priorities. Whether it’s compounding medications, counting pills, or counseling patients about their drugs, the pharmacists and I are always here to provide quality care to our hospital staff and …

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I Am Navy Medicine: HMC Romanram Biares

Chief Hospital Corpsman Romanram Biares was born and raised in a small town in the Philippines, Nabua, Camarines Sur. He earned his associate degree in general science from Vincennes University in 2007 and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in health care administration from Trident University International.   I cannot explain the feeling I had when I first saw a …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Lt. Kevin Goodell

I’m a Medical Service Corps officer and physician assistant assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) . I’m a Lebo, Kansas native and 1991 graduate of Lebo High School. I completed Navy Recruit Training in San Diego and Hospital Corpsman ‘A’ School the same year. I was interested in a career with Navy Medicine. Health and medicine has always been my …

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