Flashcards in History Of The Hospital Corps Deck (37):
Rating insignia for the hospital corps
Where the sick and injured men were taken for care
Another name for sickbay
First enlisted rate requiring specific qualification
Medal of honor
Highest military decoration
Distinguished service cross
Second highest military decoration
Awarded to Military US army
Second highest military decoration that may be awarded to US Navy, Marines, and members of the coast guard under the department of the navy
3rd highest military combat decoration
Awarded to an individual fighting for freedom heroically
When was the first direction given to the organization of Navy medicine published?
What did the first direction consist of?
Consisted of Article 16
What is Article 16
"A convenient place shall be set apart for sick or hurt men, to be removed with their hammocks and bedding when the surgeon shall advise the same to be necessary. Some of the crew shall be appointed to attend to and serve them and to keep the place clean. The Cooper shall make buckets with covers and cradles if necessary for their use."
What day did congress mandate newly commissioned sailing warships to contain a cockpit for treatment of the sick and injured
March 2, 1799
What were the benefits of containing a cockpit in a warship mandate
Unofficially reestablished need for enlisted medical personnel with no official title or job description. Duties assigned by surgeon
When were the Loblolly Boys first classified as a rate?
When were the Surgeon Steward first seen in Navy pay charts?
What was the first enlisted rating that required specific qualifications
Surgeon Steward title was used between what age?
American expansion (1820) to the end of Civil war (1865)
What century in the Hospital Corps had the largest expansion in its history?
20th Century. 2 world wars and 2 different changes to its rank structure
What is the most decorated branch of the United States Navy?
How many medals of honor were given in Pre-World War 1
How many navy crosses were given in pre world war 1?
How many MOH were given in WW1
How many Navy crosses were given in WW1
Distinguished Service Medals Given in WW1
US Army Distinguished Service Medals in WW1
Letters of Commendation in WW1
MOHs in WW2
Navy Crosses given in WW2
Major Awards and Citations given in WW2
MOHs given in Korean War (KW)
Navy Crosses given in KW
Silver Stars given in KW
Bronze Stars given in KW
Total of Awards given to Hospital Corps
22 MOHs from Hospital Corps.