Corpsman



[kawr-muh n, kohr-] /ˈkɔr mən, ˈkoʊr-/

noun, plural corpsmen.
1.
U.S. Navy. an enlisted person working as a pharmacist or hospital assistant.
2.
U.S. Army. an enlisted person in the Medical Corps who accompanies combat troops into battle to give first aid, carry off the wounded, etc.
3.
a member of any , as of the Peace Corps.
/ˈkɔːmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(US, military) a medical orderly or stretcher-bearer

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