Ruth, James, HMCS

Hospital Corpsman
 
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
HM-8424-Advanced Medical Administration Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Hospital Corpsman
Primary Unit
1970-1971, HM-8424, Naval Hospital Portsmouth, VA
Previously Held NEC
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
HM-8425-Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman
HM-8424-Advanced Medical Administration Technician
HM-8294-Rescue Medical Flight Attendant (SAR Corpsman)
Service Years
1950 - 1971
HM-Hospital Corpsman
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Chief Petty Officer of the Command U.S. Navy Security U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms U.S. Navy Chief Master-at-Arms

Career Counselor US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge




 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
 I retired from the Champaign County Sheriff's Office, and resigned my commission as a Special Deputy. Retired Aug. 2, 2008 Turned 75 years old.
   
Other Comments:
I resigned serving legal papers for the courts.
I resigned from Job and Family Services as Fraud Investigator. I am now officially an out of work bum.

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1950, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)4
 Duty Stations
Army National Guard (ANG)(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Great Lakes, ILBureau of Medicine (BUMED)NAVSTA Treasure Island
USS Gen A.E. Anderson (AP-111)Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PAField Medical Service School, Camp Pendleton, CA1st Marine Regiment/1st Bn (1/1)
USS Neosho (AO-143)NAS NorfolkCOMNAVAIRLANTNAS Agana
SERE SchoolNSA Danang, Vietnam/Headquarters, NSA Danang, VietnamNaval Hospital Portsmouth, VA
  1950-1950, Army National Guard (ANG)
  1951-1951, HM-0000, (HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Great Lakes, IL
  1951-1952, HM-0000, Naval Hosptial Newport, RI
  1952-1952, HM-0000, NAVSTA Treasure Island
  1952-1953, HM-0000, USS Gen A.E. Anderson (AP-111)
  1954-1956, HM-0000, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1956-1956, HM-8404, Field Medical Service School, Camp Pendleton, CA
  1957-1958, HM-8404, 1st Marine Regiment/1st Bn (1/1)
  1958-1960, HM-8404, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1960-1961, HM-8425, (HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Great Lakes, IL
  1961-1964, HM-8425, USS Neosho (AO-143)
  1964-1964, HM-8424, (HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Great Lakes, IL
  1964-1967, HM-8424, NAS Norfolk
  1967-1967, HM-8424, COMNAVAIRLANT
  1967-1969, HM-8294, NAS Agana
  1968-1968, HM-8424, NSA Danang, Vietnam/Headquarters, NSA Danang, Vietnam
  1969-1969, SERE School
  1969-1970, HM-8404, NSA Danang, Vietnam/Headquarters, NSA Danang, Vietnam
  1970-1971, HM-8424, Naval Hospital Portsmouth, VA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1962-1962 Cold War Event - Cuban Blockade
  1969-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Ohio State University
  1972-1973, Ohio State University
  1984-1985, Others/Not Listed
  1992-1993, Others/Not Listed
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  COWBOY2
  OLDER PAIR2
  FAMILY20
  VACATION 13
  CLOWN4
  HOUSEBOAT13
  AA COWBOY22
  AFTER THE NAVY17
  COPS15
  CHIEF2
  ONG2
  VIETNAM3
  New set of grandchildren3
  New Stuff6
  Barber Shop1
  Jan 01, 1971, Retired2
  Apr 07, 2019, General Photos
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