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A Legacy Remembered – Hospital Corps 125th Birthday at NMRTC Bremerton

Solumn remembrance… As tradition dictates at all military functions where meals are served, POW/MIA service members are not only remembered, but honored. “You may have noticed the small table set in a place of honor,” explained Chief Hospital Corpsman Aia K. Jenkins, explaining to those in attendance the formalities involved with the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony. “Before we begin [the Hospital Corps birthday celebration] this evening, we will pause for a moment to recognize our fallen comrades.” With the table set for one, covered with a white table cloth, a single red rose is added, followed by a yellow candle and ribbon, a slice of lemon and salt, along with a black napkin placed to signify the emptiness those [POW/MIA] warriors have left in the hearts of their families and friends (Official Navy photo by Douglas H Stutz, NHB/NMRTC Bremerton public affairs officer).

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