Canterbury, Charles Thomas, HMCS

Hospital Corpsman
 TWS Ribbon Bar
Life Member
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
HM-8425-Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Hospital Corpsman
Primary Unit
2014-2015, HM-8425, 2nd Medical Bn, 2nd FSR/FSSG
Previously Held NEC
HM-8482-Pharmacy Technician
Service Years
1993 - 2015
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Desert Rat
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Order of the Dirt Sailor
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Sand Sailor
Order of the Magellan
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Emerald Shellback
Order of the Sand Squid
Panama Canal
Persian Excursion
Plank Owner
Realm of the Czars
Sandbox Sailor Operation Iraqi Freedom
HM-Hospital Corpsman
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Career Counselor

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Navy Chief Initiated Persian Gulf Yacht Club

Order of the Emerald Shellback Wellness Award for the best Health Promotion Activities

 Military Association Memberships
American LegionFleet Reserve Association (FRA)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Virginia Chapter
  1995, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1997, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, Patriot Guard Riders, Virginia Chapter (Virginia)
  2011, Patriot Guard Riders, North Carolina Chapter (North Carolina)

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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge
FMF Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1993, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 056
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Fort Sam Houston, TexasAdvancement Schools and CoursesNaval Hospital Millington, TN
USS Carter Hall (LSD-50)Naval Hospital Portsmouth, VAField Medical Service School, Camp Pendleton, CANaval School of Health Sciences (Staff)
USS Robin (MHC-54)MHC CREW GALLANTUSS Cardinal (MHC-60)USS Shrike (MHC-62)
23rd Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/23)Naval Hospital Okinawa, JapanUSS Fort Mchenry (LSD-43)Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (NSEA)
  1993-1994, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1994-1994, (HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
  1994-1995, HM-8482, Pharmacy Technician "C" School
  1995-1998, Naval Hospital Millington, TN
  1998-2001, HM-8482, USS Carter Hall (LSD-50)
  2001-2004, HM-8482, Naval Hospital Portsmouth, VA
  2004-2004, HM-8482, Field Medical Service School, Camp Pendleton, CA
  2004-2005, HM-8425, Naval School of Health Sciences (Staff)
  2005-2006, HM-8425, USS Robin (MHC-54)
  2005-2007, HM-8425, MHC CREW GALLANT
  2006-2006, HM-8425, USS Cardinal (MHC-60)
  2006-2007, HM-8425, USS Shrike (MHC-62)
  2008-2009, HM-8425, 23rd Marine Regiment/2nd Bn (2/23)
  2008-2010, HM-8425, Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan
  2011-2013, HM-8425, USS Fort Mchenry (LSD-43)
  2014-2014, HM-8425, Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (NSEA)
  2014-2015, HM-8425, 2nd Medical Bn, 2nd FSR/FSSG
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2003-2003 OIF/Liberation of Iraq (2003)2
  2009-2010 OIF/Iraqi Sovereignty (2009-10)
 Colleges Attended 
Central Texas CollegeAverett CollegeBaylor UniversityTUI University, Cypress CA
Trident University International
  1997-1998, State Technical Institute at Memphis TN
  2000-2000, Central Texas College
  2002-2002, Averett College
  2006-2006, Baylor University
  2007-2010, TUI University, Cypress CA1
  2014-2015, Trident University International
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