U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary


A term reserved for Navy enlisted medical corpsmen assigned to duty with Marine Corps combat units. These sailors are generally given the same respect that one Marine gives to another Marine. In fact, Navy corpsmen who earn service medals during duty with the Marine Corps are authorized to wear a miniature eagle, globe and anchor on their ribbon; this is something not even authorized for Marines.

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DevilDogCorps.com is an unofficial online dictionary of terms and acronyms commonly used within the United States Marine Corps.