Heritage of the HOSPITAL CORPSMAN (CHAPTER 1)

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Heritage of the HOSPITAL CORPSMAN (CHAPTER 1)
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  1. What were the first Navy physicians were ably assisted in this task by the forerunners of today's Hospital Corpsman, called?
    "Loblolly Boys"
  2. Who was the Navy's first Loblolly Boy?
    John Wall
  3. Who was the first African-American Loblolly Boy?
    Joseph Anderson
  4. The Hospital Corps became an organized unit of the Navy Medical Department under the provisions of an act of Congress approved, (on what date), signed into law by President William McKinley. 
    June 17, 1898
  5. In 1900, (Who) became the first of (how many) Hospital Corpsmen to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
    Robert Stanley; Twenty-Two
  6. On January 12, 1944, the first Hospital Corps School for "WAVES" was commissioned at the U.S. Naval Hospital, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland. What does "WAVES" stand for?
    "Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service"
  7. On the summit of Mount Suribachi, Iwo Jima, along with six marines, (WHO) proudly participated in the raising of our flag?
    Pharmacist Mate John Bradley
  8. As part of a United Nations force, Marines were committed to the Korean peninsula when South Korea was invaded by its northern neighbor in the summer of (What Year)?
    "1950"
  9. With the escalation of the Vietnam conflict between (What Years), Hospital Corpsmen were called to serve in Southeast Asia?
    Between 1963 and 1975
  10. The attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center was on (What Date)?
    September 11, 2001
  11. An inescapable legacy of the Overseas Contingency Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan are the thousands of Marines, Sailors, and Soldiers returning with traumatic brain injury (TBI) as well as deeper psychological wounds categorized as (PTSD). What does "PTSD" stand for?
    "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder"
  12. What are the two hospital ships for the Navy?
    The "Mercy" and the "Comfort"
  13. On (What Date), did the Dental Technician (DT) rating, a separate enlisted specialty since December 12 1947, merged with the Hospital Corps?
    October 1, 2005
  14. Current joint environment has led to the consolidation of what had once been service independent treatment facilities. A prime example of this is the merging of the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center and the current Walter Reed Army Medical Center into the (What)?
    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC)
  15. (How Many) Naval Vessel's have been named for Hospital Corpsman?
    "14"

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