31st MEU Marines, Sailors celebrate 122nd Hospital Corpsman birthday

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brienna Tuck
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brienna Tuck

31st MEU Marines, Sailors celebrate 122nd Hospital Corpsman birthday

31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

Navy Hospitalman 3rd Class Tyler Brown stands in front of the Marine Expeditionary Unit building during the 122nd birthday of the Hospital Corps on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, June 17, 2020. The Hospital Corpsman birthday was established in 1898; it is a long standing tradition that celebrates corpsmen and their enduring relationship with Marines throughout history. Tyler said, "As a rating for corpsmen we are one of the most decorated. There is a lot of heritage and background that I take pride in. I love hanging out with the Marines, that's why I joined - to be a greenside corpsman." The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premier crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region.

 

 

 

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