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Corpsmen Celebrate 115 Years of Service

By MC1 James , Naval Hospital Pensacola Public Affairs PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) — Hospital corpsmen have a long and proud tradition of excellence, honor, bravery…

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Tribute to Navy Corpsmen

Thanks to Ben Cascio for passing this along… A TRIBUTE TO THE F.M.F. CORPSMAN……. For those of us who heard and used the term ”Corpsman…

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Madison Rising – The Star Spangled Banner

OUTSTANDING! Turn it up! Lead singer Dave Bray served in the U.S. Navy for four years as an 8404 FMF Corpsman for 2nd Battalion 2nd…

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Navy Corpsmen: A Marine’s Best Friend

Here’s a great excerpt from ABOUT.COM regarding Marines and Navy Corpsmen. Photo courtesy of popasmoke.com ~Cpl. Beddoe While Corpsmen are expected to be cure-alls for…

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CASEVAC Corpsman Shannon Dittlinger

Bruce Williams-Burden, former Navy Corpsman (RVN), wrote a book earlier this year year titled “Luminous Base”. The book is a well-researched collection of respectful and…

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LUMINOUS BASE

A couple months ago, I was contacted by Bruce Williams-Burden, a former Navy Corpsman. Bruce was wrapping up his book “LUMINOUS BASE”, which is a…

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Purple Foxes – February 7, 1969 and 2007

On February 7, 1969, a Marine helicopter crashed in Vietnam, killing six of the seven on board. On February 7, 2007, a Marine helicopter was…