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14295B Chapter 1

Chapter 1 Heritage of the Hospital Corpsman

What is the key to service with distinction? Professional ethics
Who were the forerunners of the hospital corpsman that first assisted navy physicians? Loblolly Boys
Who was the first Loblolly Boy? John Wall
Loblolly was first listed as an official rate when? 1814
When did the hospital corps became an organized unit of the Navy Medical Department? 17 June 1898
Who signed the hospital corps into law under an act of Congress in 1898? President William McKinley
Who was the first hospital corpsman to receive the Medal of Honor? Hospital Apprentice Robert Stanley
When were women first brought into the hospital corps and what were they called? On 12 January 1944, and they were called WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)
Where were the Waves commissioned? At the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland
When was the nomenclature of the Hospital Corps changed to what it is today? On 02 April 1948
What is the smallest most mobile medical unit? Shock Trauma Platoon
What is the doctrine of using goodwill and cooperation to influence nations and peoples of the world? "Soft Power"
When did the dental technician rating merge with hospital corpsman? 01 October 2005
How many hospital corpsman to date have received the Medal of Honor? 22
How many of the Department of the Navy Medal of Honor recipients have been hospital corpsman? Half
Created by: hull5518