Definition of corpsman
1 : an enlisted man trained to give first aid and minor medical treatment
2 : a member of a government-sponsored service corps
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Petty Officer Second Class Jacob Phillips is a hospital corpsman at the Manama, Bahrain, Navy base, forward-deployed to the Arabian Gulf in the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet.
Bryan Moles, 43, a licensed physician and former Navy corpsman, drove to the District from a small town near Lake Erie in a black 2017 BMW loaded with ammunition, batteries, multiple cellphones and survival supplies, the court document states.
In April, 2006, in the village of Hamdania, seven marines and a Navy corpsman were sent to arrest a man suspected of planting roadside bombs.
Cannon Sample was a hospital corpsman who was in Lane’s ward when she was killed.
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