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Combat medic Vietnam

by Craig Roberts

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCraig Roberts
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 987 vol. 13
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 232 p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24512175M
ISBN 100671736914
LC Control Number98810957
OCLC/WorldCa24309736

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Mike Hastie Combat Medic in the Vietnam war, pepper sprayed in the face for speaking the truth. Close. k. Walked him over to the medics while the guy was blinded from the spray. It was clear that Mike was extremely disoriented after the adrenaline wore off . - Explore Terry Markle's board "Combat Medic", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Combat medic, Combat, Army medic pins.

Currently the development of Combat Medics is too heavily focused within the Institutional domain and needs the immediate introduction of the Operational domain to improve the abilities of Army medics. Offering supporting materials for Self-Development could further optimize the performance of Combat Medics on the modern battlefield. The first sizable American combat operation after Vietnam was the invasion of Grenada. In the Caribbean "isle of spice" seemed well on its way to becoming a satellite of Communist Cuba, as Cuban military advisers and workers moved in and began to construct a 12,foot airstrip, apparently intended for use by Soviet military aircraft.


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As a former Vietnam combat medic I was very disappointed in this memoir. It was interesting up to the point when the author was assigned to an infantry unit in Vietnam but then it falls flat. Before getting this assignment he was terrified that /5(54).

This book is written by Vietnam veteran about Army medics and Navy Corpsman. It is a several autobiographies with real life Corpsman/Medics serving in the Vietnam War and their deeds and above and beyond the call of duty to save their patients. All of these men won more than ordinary medals/5(18).

This book is Combat medic Vietnam book by Vietnam veteran about Army medics and Navy Corpsman. It is a several autobiographies with real life Corpsman/Medics serving in the Vietnam War and their deeds and above and beyond the call of duty to save their patients.

All of these men won more than ordinary medals/5(18). The book tells the stories surrounding 10 Army & Navy medics on how they ended up becoming medics and about their combat experiences in Vietnam.

The book was hard to put down because I /5. Killed in Action-Struck By Lightning: A Vietnam Combat Medic's Story Paperback – August 5, by Specialist 5 John W.

Bennett (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Paperback "Please retry" $/5(4).

Combat Medic by Terry Pickard is an eyewitness account by an Australian Army Medic who was at the “Kibeho Massacre” in Rwanda. “Combat Medic” is a fascinating story and a journey of one man’s life, pre and post Rwanda. Pickard is vivid in his descriptions of what it was like to serve on a UN mission.

The Medal of Honor is the Nation’s highest award for valor. Medal of Honor recipients have names inscribed on The Wall. Of those, were awarded for heroic acts in the Vietnam War. A number of medics earned the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War. Learn a few of their stories below.

Army Medics. Generally considered the top memoir by a female Vietnam veteran, this brutally frank book is written with many detailed descriptions of the wounded and dying men Van Devanter saw as a nurse at the 71st Evacuation Hospital in Pleiku during her tour.

It is filled with the emotional turmoil she faced in-country and after coming home. - Explore Stephanie Smith's board "Vietnam- medics", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Vietnam, Vietnam war, War pins. Combat Medic Training During the Vietnam War Basic Training - All soldiers received Basic Training together for 8 weeks, regardless of their future MOS (Military Operating Specialty).

The only exception was made for conscientious objectors who received their basic training at Fort Sam Houston for 6 weeks. Advanced Individual Training - Fort Sam Houston, Texas - Combat medic or field medic is a US term for military personnel who have been trained to at least an EMT-B level (week course in the U.S.

Army), and are responsible for providing first aid and frontline trauma care on the battlefield. They are also responsible for providing continuous medical care in the absence of a readily available physician, including care for disease and battle injuries.

According to the website 1st Cav Medic, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall lists 2, Army medics and Navy corpsmen, our naval and Marine equivalent, who died or.

A Volunteer Medic Describes Combat in Vietnam Wayne Smith grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the second of eleven children and the oldest son. When he was ten years old, his father died in a fire in their home, and the family had to move into public housing.

"Combat Medic Vietnam" is a solid military story. Its 33 chapters are devoted to some 10 Army and Marine medics who served in Vietnam. While "CM" pulls no punches, neither does it belabor or drag the episodes out.

Each episode, told in the first person "tells it like it was" and moves on.5/5(4). Tim O'Brien was a veteran of the war, serving in active duty in Vietnam from to Also known for releasing one of the first autobiographical accounts of combat and the war, O'Brien chose to return his thoughts to his time in the country in this book.

From the co-author of One Shot--One Kill: American Combat Snipers comes this tribute to the unsung heroes of the battlefield--the Army medics and Navy corpsmen who fought desperately during the Vietnam War to snatch life from the clutches of death.

Ten outrageous men tell their stories in their own words in this dramatic and emotional volume. A soldier can become a combat medic in one of two ways.

He either volunteers, or he has an aptitude for it, which makes it imperative that he be trained to become a medic.

The combat medic arrives in Vietnam after 10 weeks of training at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas. Half. The Army medics in Vietnam dropped into the combat zones with helicopters and ferried the wounded back to waiting ambulances and when needed on to aircraft to get them the medical.

VIETNAM--THERE & BACK: A COMBAT MEDIC'S CHRONICLE is a candid account of the time when he and several othe He did so at a time when the country was pro-Vietnam and serving seemed an honorable thing to do/5.

US combat forces were withdrawn in early pursuant to the Paris Peace Accords, but the war continued concluding with the Fall of Saigon on 30 April [2] During the Vietnam War and in the following twelve months, Medals of Honor were awarded and since a. A combat medic will typically carry a backpack styled bag known as a "Unit One Pack".

Aid bags are available from many different manufacturers, in many different styles. Depending on the unit and their standard operating procedures, the medic may have to follow a strict packing list, or may have the liberty of choosing their kit depending on.68W (pronounced as sixty-eight whiskey using the NATO phonetic alphabet) is the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) for the United States Army's Combat Medic.

68Ws are primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment at point of wounding on the battlefield, limited primary care, and health protection and evacuation from a point of injury or illness.Brigade headquarters relocated to Long Binh, Vietnam.

44th Medical Brigade was Consolidated with the U.S. Army Medical Command, Vietnam (Provisional) at Long Binh on Command was reorganized and redesignated the U.S. Army Health Services Group, Vietnam on at Long Binh. Inactivated at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.