123rd U.S. Navy Corpsmen Birthday

On June 17, 1898, President William McKinley formally approved the establishment of the U.S. Navy Hospital Corps. Throughout the century that followed, Hospital Corpsmen, surgeons and other medical personnel have tended to the wounds and illnesses of service members on and off the battlefield. Third Marine Division honors Navy Corpsmen for their 123 years of service. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Josue Marquez)

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