hospital corpsman

hospital corpsman
noun
: a petty officer of the United States Navy performing general medical duties, giving first aid, and serving as a technician and assistant to the medical officer

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  • Hospital Corpsman — (HM) is a rating in the United States Navy and a member of the Navy s Hospital Corps. Hospital corpsmen serve as enlisted medical specialists for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The Hospital Corpsman serves in a wide… …   Wikipedia

  • Hospital Corpsman — HM Verwendungs abzeichen Ein Hospital Corpsman (HM) ist ein Seemann in einem Mannschafts oder Unteroffiziersdienstgrad des US Navy Hospital Corps. Sie assistieren Medizinern, um Pflege und Unterstützung für die Patienten und deren Familien zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • United States Navy Hospital Corpsman — Hospital Corpsman Rating insignia Issued by: United States Navy Type Enlisted rating Abbreviation HM …   Wikipedia

  • corpsman — ˈkōr(z)mən, ˈkȯr noun (plural corpsmen) : hospital corpsman …   Useful english dictionary

  • corpsman — /kawr meuhn, kohr /, n., pl. corpsmen. 1. U.S. Navy. an enlisted person working as a pharmacist or hospital assistant. 2. U.S. Army. an enlisted person in the Medical Corps who accompanies combat troops into battle to give first aid, carry off… …   Universalium

  • corpsman — noun a) An enlisted person in the U.S. Navy who works in a hospital. b) An enlisted person in the U.S. Army who works as a field medic …   Wiktionary

  • corpsman — corps•man [[t]ˈkɔr mən, ˈkoʊr [/t]] n. pl. men 1) mil an enlisted person in the U.S. Navy working as a pharmacist or hospital assistant 2) mil an enlisted person in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army who gives first aid to the wounded on the… …   From formal English to slang

  • Naval Hospital Corps School — is the United States Navy s only basic hospital corpsman school. It was located within Lake County, Illinois, at 601 D St., Bldg 130H, Naval Station, Great Lakes, Illinois 60088, for nearly a century. It was established in January 1913. It is an… …   Wikipedia

  • Chelsea Naval Hospital — Navy Boston Naval Hospital, where a surgeon, nurse and corpsman examine a patient in Ward 6, Group 1, on June 2, 1919 …   Wikipedia

  • Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune — Onslow County, near Jacksonville, North Carolina Type Military hospital Built 1943 Current commander Capt. Daniel J. Zinder …   Wikipedia

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