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MISSION STATEMENT OF HOSPITAL CORPS
They must be trained to a level of clinical competence in order to fulfill their duties in our medical treatment facilities aboard ships, Fleet Marine Force, and other operational units
1799
1799 - Act of Congress
- cockpit

- sickbay

- loblolly boy originated in the British Navy
1843
1843 - Surgeon's Steward
- knowledge of pharmacy

- industrious/temperate habits

- recommendation from ship's surgeon

- paid $18.00/month and estra ration

ranked next after MAA
LOBLOLLY BOY DUTIES
- Keeping cockpit and medical equipment clean

- announce sick call

- prepare cockpit for casualties

- prepared coals/irons for searing stumps
1873
1873 - Baymen was created

- replace male nurse

- "personal attendants of the sick" -1893

- given a course of instruction prior to a seagoing assignment
DECEMBER 8 1866
1866 - Apothecary

- replace surgeon's steward

- same duties

- college of pharmacy graduate

- pass examination

- age 21 - 28
1863
1863 - Male Nurse

- recieving ships

- on the job training

- USS RED ROVER
HOSPITAL CORPS
- Established by Congress on June 17 1898

- Consolidated enlisted skills and established ratings

- Identified the rating device as red cross

- the act provided an opportunity to be appointed to the rank of Warrant as a Pharmacist
Females in the Hospital Corps
- WWII as WAVES (JAN 1942)

- FIrst HM school for WAVES at NNMC Bethesda JAN 1944
CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR
22 Hospital Corpsmen Awarded Medal of Honor
ASSIGNMENTS
- NAVAL HOSPITALS