from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An enlisted person in the U.S. Navy, serving either with the Navy or the Marines, who has been trained to give first aid and basic medical treatment, especially in combat situations.
- n. A member of a government-sponsored group designated as a corps: Peace Corpsmen.
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- n. An enlisted person in the U.S. Navy who works in a hospital.
- n. An enlisted person in the U.S. Army who works as a field medic.
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He then ran through a series of gaffes Obama has made over the years before settling on his favorite one: the president pronouncing the word "corpsman" as "corpseman."
Eventually, Hannity just started repeating the word "corpsman" over and over again.
In another of the documents, a Navy corpsman is quoted as saying, "there was a lot of peer pressure to keep one's mouth shut."
If you call of school or close early ... doubleR: I see where our Harvard-educated Narcissist-in-Chief not once, but twice pronounced the word corpsman as "Corpse-man" during a speech.
Here is a Harvard graduate who doesn't know how to pronounce the word "corpsman" - and zigzagging between his two teleprompters, refers not once, but twice to the patriot he's using to burnish his own image as a "corpse man"
Today in his speech Obama called a corpsman a "corpseman".
Obama calls a corpsman a "corpseman" | Field & Stream
Their corpsman was their most diligent letter writer, a fact attributed to his being married.
A corpsman is a person in the U. S Navy who is working as a pharmacist or hospital assistant.
…. and yet the Navy just named a corpsman from JTF Gitmo as the new Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy.