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    Hey guy, whats up?

    My Name is Rich, I work for Allied Barton Security Services here in North Jersey (Hudson Mall, Jersey City to be exact). I'm 20yrs of age(yea im still a "kid") and am a NJ certified/Nationally Registered EMT. Also, i am a reservist in the US Navy (HM3, FMF) stationed at NAES Lakehurst Clinic in Lakehurst, NJ. i was poking around the boards for a while and i hope to learn alot from you guys. Well i think that is everything...till next time.

    Be Safe.

    R. Ranalli
    War is a continuation of politics by other means- Karl Von Clausewitz

    SO OTHERS MAY LIVE- US Navy Hospital Corpsman Motto
    HONOR, COURAGE, COMMITMENT- US NAVY Core Values

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    Welcome from Fort Lauderadale & all of Miami-Dade County

    Used to Live in Teaneck and Lodi.I miss the area alot.Alot of nice people there.

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      Dade: i used to work at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck. Its a great hospital now. Just got rated by the JD Power & Assoc. top hospital in North Jersey and is now the state designated Mass Casualty/HAZMAT trauma center. (found this out through my mother who happens to be one of the Nursing Supervisors.)
      War is a continuation of politics by other means- Karl Von Clausewitz

      SO OTHERS MAY LIVE- US Navy Hospital Corpsman Motto
      HONOR, COURAGE, COMMITMENT- US NAVY Core Values

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      • #4
        Young, but headed in the right direction. Good for you.
        Hi from Eastern Ontario.
        Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
        Groucho Marx

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        • #5
          20 yo and an HM3....sigh....what happened to the old grizzly docs?

          Welcome aboard, there is a wealth of knowledge here for someone just starting in this industry. Any questions feel free to ask anyone.

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          • #6
            Welcome from Cali.
            "Gun control, the theory that 110lb. women have the "right" to fistfight with 210lb. rapists. " Author Unknown

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            • #7
              Originally posted by AlliedEMTguard
              Dade: i used to work at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck. Its a great hospital now. Just got rated by the JD Power & Assoc. top hospital in North Jersey and is now the state designated Mass Casualty/HAZMAT trauma center. (found this out through my mother who happens to be one of the Nursing Supervisors.)
              When i lived there i had to go for back therapy at Holy Name Hospital.I found them to be super and the staff was great.

              The only good hospital down here is Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.The rest aren't that good and the staff isn't so great.My moms been sick so i know.If you need rehab here your in big trouble.The staff at any rehab place here is the worlds worst.

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              • #8
                Thanks for all the welcomes. Sorry I haven't been around lately due to me working all the time.

                Those grizzly docs are still around. Trust me, I work with one and there isn't a war story I havent heard from him. The reason I'm a HM3, E-4 so young is because I went into the Delayed Entry Program at 17 yo and graduated basic training at NRTC Great Lakes as a E-3. I stayed there for a few more months after graduation for medcal school and graduated that and became a HN(still E-3) had my first duty station and took the E-4 exam and passed. All I had to do then was just wait till I had my time in service and then I got frocked (aka promoted to Petty Officer).
                War is a continuation of politics by other means- Karl Von Clausewitz

                SO OTHERS MAY LIVE- US Navy Hospital Corpsman Motto
                HONOR, COURAGE, COMMITMENT- US NAVY Core Values

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                • #9
                  Rich Ranalli:
                  Welcome to the forum, the more the merrier! You have this forum, Private Messages (PM) to a member and email. And remember there is no such thing as a dumb or stupid question when asked in a sincere manner.
                  Enjoy the day,
                  Bill

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by AlliedEMTguard
                    Thanks for all the welcomes. Sorry I haven't been around lately due to me working all the time.

                    Those grizzly docs are still around. Trust me, I work with one and there isn't a war story I havent heard from him. The reason I'm a HM3, E-4 so young is because I went into the Delayed Entry Program at 17 yo and graduated basic training at NRTC Great Lakes as a E-3. I stayed there for a few more months after graduation for medcal school and graduated that and became a HN(still E-3) had my first duty station and took the E-4 exam and passed. All I had to do then was just wait till I had my time in service and then I got frocked (aka promoted to Petty Officer).
                    Trust me no disrespect was intended! As an old Marine, I know there aint nobody better than a Corpsman, especially one assigned to FMF!

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                    • #11
                      I have a love/hate relationship with marines yelling "CORPSMAN UP!" lol

                      And we had a saying in Devil doc school: "SEMPER FI, DO OR DIE, HOORAH HOORAH HOORAH!!!"
                      War is a continuation of politics by other means- Karl Von Clausewitz

                      SO OTHERS MAY LIVE- US Navy Hospital Corpsman Motto
                      HONOR, COURAGE, COMMITMENT- US NAVY Core Values

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by AlliedEMTguard
                        I have a love/hate relationship with marines yelling "CORPSMAN UP!" lol

                        And we had a saying in Devil doc school: "SEMPER FI, DO OR DIE, HOORAH HOORAH HOORAH!!!"
                        This should be in a PM but it worth letting others in the forum know how much corpsman are admired and appreciated.
                        I had a PA work on me in the hospital who knew more than the first year intern. As it turns out he was a former Naval corpsman. When they graduate from corpsman program, they have the equivalent of three years of civilian medical school training. It shows the way they conduct themselves.
                        As an aside, it takes real guts to crawl under enemy fire to aid a wounded Marine. I was treated by a Naval corpsman when wounded in Morocco. The Marine squads that rescued us from the nasties were accompanied by a corpsman and one never to be forgotten gunny.
                        Enjoy the day,
                        Bill

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