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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The Navy Hospital Corps celebrated 115 years of service June 17 as depicted in this informational graphic. (U.S. Navy graphic by Jason Kelly/Released)

 

Information source: Navy Medicine Commemorates Hospital Corps’ 115th birthday