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171128-N-AW702-008.jpg Photo By: Jacob Sippel

May 19, 2021
ALBANY, Ga. (Nov. 28, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Kirby Boudreaux conducts a periodic health assessment (PHA) with Marine Lance Cpl. Corey Jolly at Naval Branch Health Clinic Albany. Boudreaux, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, says, “There’s nothing more rewarding than being a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman. We must continue to do hands-on training and always familiarize ourselves with new medical procedures and technology. This will ensure that when we need to answer the call, we’re ready, not for our sake, but for the Marines' sake. This is why the U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman is, and will continue to be, the most decorated rate in the Navy. Our job is to take care of casualties, even if it means sacrificing our life for theirs.” (U.S. Navy photo by Jacob Sippel, Naval Hospital Jacksonville/Released).


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