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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Oh Shi-, Help! (Corpsman.com Forums Post)

I am publishing this post as it was asked on our forums.  It’s a good question, and SpykeCOD has received some valuable advice from his shipmates and those who have deployed before him. Here’s the question: Good Afternoon from US Naval Hospital Guam, Today I was pulled into my Chief’s room to be told I’ve […]

HM3 James Michael Swink KIA 26 August 2010 Afghanistan

Corpsman.com mourns the loss of a fellow “DOC Hero” KIA 26 August 2010 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Our Prayers and thoughts go out to his fellow Shipmates, Marines, family, and friends. Please leave a condolence message in the comments below. Remember family members regularly visit our site and read them. In lieu of flowers, the […]

New PTS Requirements (Reenlisting? Better Read this!)

Release Date: 04/14/2010 By Chief Mass Communication Specialist (SW) Maria Yager, Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs MILLINGTON, Tenn. – A Navy message released April 12 announced policy, timeline, and procedural changes to the Perform to Serve program. “At a time when retention is at an all-time high and attrition is at an all-time low, we […]

Worst C.O. Ever? How Navy Leadership let one “Captain Bligh” through the Ranks..

March 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Corpsman.com News, Navy News

I know this isn’t Meidcal related, but I am sure Doc’s out there worked for this “WITCH”. This is a problem with the “It’s how you know” mentality in the Services.  I have worked for bosses like this before, I am sure we all have, all the while watching the “GREAT” leaders being kept down […]

Uniform Uniformity?? (Say that 5 times fast wacka wacka wacka!)

This type of article is fun. It gets people seeing red, green, sandy and they just go plain NUTS!! NUTS I SAY!! It seems that Congress wants to mandate our operational uniforms.  (WHO KNEW? ) But first.. I want to show you the 4 services Cammie uniforms, and then I will post the article from […]

UPDATE: Army Blue to Green Program, NAVADMIN 223/09

NAVADMIN 223/09 MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/JUL// SUBJ/BLUE TO GREEN ARMY INITIATIVE UPDATE// REF/A/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/181631ZOCT04// REF/B/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/180031ZFEB05// REF/C/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/141316ZJAN08// NARR/REF A IS NAVADMIN 233/04, TRANSITION PROGRAMS. REF B IS NAVADMIN035/05, BLUE TO GREEN PROGRAM AMPLIFICATION. REF C IS NAVADMIN 007/08, POINTS OF CONTACT CHANGE FOR BLUE TO GREEN ARMY INITIATIVE.// RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN PROVIDES […]

No Results “YET” But will be out this week

May 20, 2009 by  
Filed under Corpsman.com News

ALCON, You always know when results are going to be out for advancement.  Our traffic “SPIKES” here on Corpsman.com.  Our busiest day ever was when the CPO results came out last year.  I had to upgrade server capacity to keep up with the load. But for those of you who are looking for the advancement […]

Army: 2009 The Year of the NCO

I started writing this article in January, and have been trying to find a way to finish it without coming off as a pompas ass.  Tell me what you think below.-D/C 2009 is the year of the NCO for the United States Army.  I find that admirable. Unfortunately they have a “WONK” writing about it […]

All Hands 2009 Navy Owners Manual

I always looked forward to this publication every year. You want to know what is happening with “YOUR” Navy? You looking to find out info for “BOARDS” for JSOQ, or SOQ? This PDF file is the one to have.  If you lose it, we will have it stored on our server so you can always […]

Poor economy drives more troops to re-enlist

FORT RILEY, Kan. — Sgt. Ryan Nyhus spent 14 months patrolling the deadly streets of Baghdad, where five members of his platoon were shot and one died. As bad as that was, he would rather go back there than take his chances in this brutal job market. Nyhus re-enlisted last week, and in so doing […]

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