For Veterans Exposed to Asbestos - See below:
SPECIAL THANKS TO MIKE SMITH, HIS STEPDAUGHTER - ASHLEY KLINE
AND BILL VURNAKES WITHOUT WHICH THIS SITE WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE . ON MARCH 22, 2002 THEY BROUGHT 10 OF US TOGETHER AGAIN AFTER 33 YEARS OF BEING SEPARATED.
.I solemnly pledge myself before God and these witnesses to practice faithfully all of my duties as a member of the Hospital Corps. I hold the care of the sick and injured to be a privilege and a sacred trust and will assist the Medical Officer with loyalty and honesty. I will not knowingly permit harm to come to any patient. I will not partake of nor administer any unauthorized medication. I will hold all personal matters pertaining to the private lives of patients in strict confidence. I dedicate my heart, mind, and strength to the work before me. I will not speak in a derogatory manner of any person in the Naval Service. I shall do all within my power to show in myself an example of all that is honorable and good throughout my Naval Career.
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HOSPITAL CORPSMAN'S PLEDGE
WANTED: NAME OF MIKE CO. CORPSMAN ON LEFT IN PHOTO:
IF ANYONE RECOGNIZES THE CORPSMAN ON THE LEFT OF THIS PICTURE, OR REMEMBERS THE NAME OF ANY OTHER CORPSMAN WHO SERVED IN 3/26 MIKE CO./2ND PLT., IN DEC. OF 1967 please sign in guestbook.
THE PICTURE WAS TAKEN IN DEC. 1967 ON THE WEST PERIMETER OF KHE SANH. THE CORPSMAN WAS IN THE 2ND PLATOON. DAVE IS ON THE RIGHT.
THE NEXT 3/26 MARINES CORPSMEN REUNION WILL BE IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN 2018. THE DATE HAS YET TO BE DETERMINED. IT WILL BE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY FOR MOST OF US WHO CAME IN COUNTRY IN 1968.