YORKTOWN, Va. (May 14, 2013) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jocelyn Corpening provides emergency care to a multiple amputation trauma trainer during the Collective Protection Exercise held on Naval Weapons Station Yorktown-Cheatham Annex. The Collective Protection Exercise provides a collective protection to the warfighter and their equipment utilizing state-of-the-art chemical, biological and radiological protective technologies. ( U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Scott Barnes/Released)
Navy Hospital Corps Celebrates 115 Years of Service
The Navy Hospital Corps celebrated 115 years of service June 17.
Although the name of hospital corpsmen has changed from the Corps’ inception in the Continental Navy, from loblolly boy to pharmacists mate to hospital corpsman, the core values of the Hospital Corps remain the same.
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