Jun 22, 2015

Command Master Chief Edgar M. Santiago, 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, speaks to Sailors and Marines during the 117th Hospital Corps Birthday ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 17, 2015. The Hospital Corps came into existence as an organized unit of the medical department under the provision of an act of congress approved June 17, 1898. The hospital corpsmen work in a wide variety of capacities and locations, including shore establishments such as naval hospitals and clinics, aboard ships, and as the primary medical caregivers for Sailors and Marines while underway and forward deployed. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/ Released)

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