Navy Corpsman: Questions & Answers to what your Sailor will be doing as a Navy Corpsman in the United States Navy.
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Hospital Corpsman (HM) is a rating in the United States Navy that is most frequently known to the general public in their seconded role cross-services— as the equivalent of an army medic in the US Marine Corps out among the combat units in the field. Hospital Corpsman are members of the Navy's Hospital Corps, and are frequently the only medical care-givers available in many fleet or marine units on extended deployment. Hospital Corpsman serve as enlisted medical specialists for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The Hospital Corpsman serves in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors while underway, or with Marine Corps units.
Colonel Oliver North speaking about the dedication and compassion of our Navy Corpsman.
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Field Medical Training Battalion West - Official Website
Field Medical Training Battalion East - Official Website