Massive reorganization of the armed forces took place after World War II.
Relate your church history with a brief video or live dramatic presentation.
Commission a history book to be written and released at the event.
Anderson has the distinction of being the first known African-American loblolly boy.
Arguments for a professional, well-trained group of individuals to provide medical care for the Navy finally paid off, although it took the imminent danger of combat in the Spanish-American War to spur Congress into action.
These complex duties require that each Hospital Corpsman have broad-based training and versatility neither demanded nor expected of other enlisted rating in the Navy.
Wherever you find the Navy, wherever you find the Marine Corps, there you will find Navy Hospital Corpsmen.
It's a great gathering of former and current church members and ministers, joyfully praising God for His blessings on your church.
Here are some fresh ideas to help you as you begin thinking about your church's anniversary: Send "save the date" notices to former staff and church members a full year in advance.
Among the less dramatic responsibilities of caring for the non-combat ill and injured was feeding and personal care of the sick. Navy’s first loblolly boy of record was John Wall, who signed aboard the USS Constellation, June 1, 1798.