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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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I Am Navy Medicine: Personnel Specialist 1st Class Briana Marlin

Not all the enlisted Sailors in Navy Medicine are hospital corpsman. Meet Personnel Specialist 1st Class Briana Marlin. The Caldwell, Idaho native is assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton. Shortly after graduating from Caldwell Senior High School, Marlin headed to the recruiting office to continue her family’s military service. “When I decided to join the Navy, …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Brandon Vargo

With a career expanding 18 years, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Brandon Vargo, From Cass City, Mich., now serves as Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton’s leading petty officer for the hospital’s career counseling team. In that 18 years the Cass City High School and Craven Community College graduate has spent 15 of them in Navy Medicine. “I came …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Harold Dexter

Not every Sailor’s journey from being a civilian to the world of Navy Medicine is a designed, straightforward destination. There are some Sailors who join the Navy with a different path in mind but eventually find their calling to help support mission readiness and an operationally ready force. “My military career began pretty rough,” said Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Harold …

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