Lots of Corpsman moms around! Share your experiences here, your wisdom and your support of one another! All are welcome! HM 'A' School moms/dads/loved ones, please also join us at
Current admins Marcy ~ Corpsman Mom and TexasDocMom
Please check out the information at the links below the photos.
HM 'A' School moms/dads/loved ones! Please also join in at
Anderson Hall is in San Antonio, on the campus of Fort Sam Houston...the place where future corpsmen learn their trade. "Doc" Anderson served with the Marine 1/6. (He also went to Basic and to FMTB with my son. TDM)
Click on links (in bold and underlined)
The HM Rating - the only enlisted medical corps in the Navy
RELATED N4M GROUPS:
HM (Hospital Corps) A School in San Antonio - If your sailor is headed to or is currently at A School, this group is the best place for you to ask questions and get info right now. Medical Education & Training Campus, San Antonio, Texas (METC) is the "go to" non-N4M official site for information on Hospital Corps A school in San Antonio.
Moms with Kids in Iraq/Afghanistan If your corpsman is deploying to the "sandbox," please join us, you'll find folks with open arms, lots of support and the same fears and questions you have.
FIELD MEDICAL TRAINING BATTALION (FMTB) is an eight-week course in advanced medical training, small arms training, and the Marine Corps way of life. Official sites:
FMTB - EAST Camp Johnson at Camp Lejeune, NC. Links include a Life at FMTB slideshow, study manual, lots more, click here for what to bring, car and mail info, etc.
FMTB-East on Facebook has photos, info about upcoming graduations.
Fleet and Family Support Program Facebook Page
Absentee Voting Assistance
Defense Center of Excellence For Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Help for TBI and PTSD for active military, vets and their families.
Real Warriors This site has phone apps, emergency numbers, 24 hour hot lines to help a vet or a family struggling with PTSD, TBI and other issues when they return home from deployment.
VAWatchdog.org If this site doesn't have the link you need for your Veteran, there isn't a website for it. Amazing.
Navy Reserve FAQs Got questions about the Reserves/your reservist? here's the spot!
METC Facebook Has photos!
Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program Facebook page. Graduation dates, photos of each class.
Facebook Support for OPSEC A good page to share with your sailor and to keep up with yourself concerning online and social media OPSEC.
Dogs on Deployment One-Stop Resource page for military members to turn to for advice and direction to all pet-related needs. They also are looking for fosters.
Navy facilities in the U.S. - interactive map. Clicking on the name takes you to the website for that location. There is also a link to a list of ship homeports.
Search U.S. Navy social media sites here: http://www.navy.mil/navyDirectory.asp
Graphic novel "The Docs" for deploying corpsmen
CARE PACKAGES: USPS # - 800-610-8734, say "Order supplies" and then ask for the Military Pack. They'll send you six priority-mail large boxes for military, tape, and labels, all for free. You can order cases of 10 and 25 online sent for free, too; choose quantity under "select format" at right on that page. Send up to 70 lbs for $13.45. Questions and inspiration: Care Package Ideas
TO ANY MOM WHOSE CORPSMAN IS DEPLOYING TO A WAR ZONE - look above and find the link to "Moms with Kids in Iraq/Afghanistan"...go read, go lurk, post when you're ready. We know your fear, your thoughts and tears and joy and laughter.
RETURNING WARRIOR WORKSHOPS - For sailors returning from mobilization or Individual Augmentees from deployment, here is information and the 2013 schedule of workshops around the country: RWW 2013