medical corpsman


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medical corpsman

[kōr′man]
Etymology: L, medicare, to heal, corpus, body
1 a member of a military medical unit.
2 See paramedic.
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Army medical corpsman during World War II, then published the Short-story collection The Neon Wilderness (1947), which contains some of his best writing.
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He became a Corporal and Medical Corpsman serving in The European African Middle Eastern Theater with the Army Air Force at the battles of Ardennes, The Rhineland and Normandy and was awarded 6 Battle Stars.
He was a medical corpsman stationed at Pearl Harbor Naval Hospital.
Rebecca Blais of Lunenburg, who served as an Army medical corpsman in Iraq, Afghanistan and Germany, said she was appreciative of those who turned out.

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