Heritage of the Hospital Corps.

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  1. In March 2, of what year, Congress mandated that the newly commissioned sailing warships -- that comprised of the first U.S. Naval fleet -- contain a "cockpit", or sick bay, where sick and injured men could be brought and cared for by "Surgeons," and "Surgeon's Mates"?
  2. Who was the Navy's first Loblolly Boy?
    John Wall
  3. Who as the Navy's first African American Loblolly?
    Joseph Anderson
  4. The Navy regulations first listed "Loblolly Boy" as an official rate in what year?
  5. The Hospital Corps became an organized unit of the Navy Medical department under the provisions of an act of Congress approved 17 June of what year signed into law by President William Mckinley?
  6. Women were first brought into the Hospital Corps during what?
  7. During WWII, a total of 15 Navy enlisted men were awarded the Medal of Honor; of this number, how many were Hospital Corpsman?
  8. The attacks of Sept 11th were traced to what which is an ultra conservative Sunni Islamist terrorist organization and its leader Osama bin Laden?
    Al Qaida
  9. The Iraqi conflict gave Navy Medicine an oppurtunity to utilize what newly developed concept?
    Shock Trauma Platoon (STP)
  10. The Tomahawk missle that opened the Iraqi conflict was launched from what ship?
    USS Cheyenne
  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 psycohological wounds categorized a what?
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  12. On 01 Oct of what year, the Dental Technician (DT) rating, a seperate enlisted specialty since 12 Dec 1947, merged with the Hospital Corps?
  13. Specialized dental training for medical enlisted Sailors extends back to 03 Feb of what year when the first class of Hospital Corpsman attended the U.S. Dental School in Washington, DC?
  14. What marked the first time that Hospital Corpsman wearing dental rating badges served in combat?
    Korean War
  15. To date, there have been how many medal of honor recipients from the Hospital Corps?
  16. There have been how many Navy Vessel's that have been named for Hospital Corpsman?
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Heritage of the Hospital Corps.
HM Manual Ch 1
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