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Dear Grandson: Bethesda Naval Hospital

Dear Grandson: Bethesda Naval Hospital

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding describes his continuing experience as a Navy Corpsman, what he did at Bethesda Naval Hospital, and meeting President LBJ.

Dear Grandson: FMSS Training at Camp Lejeune

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding describes his FMSS (Field Medical Service School) Training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Dear Grandson: Hospital Corps School

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding has finished with boot camp and shares his experience at Hospital Corps School. 

Dear Grandson: Boot Camp, Part III

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding continues the story about joining the Navy, his experience at boot camp, and learning what job he’s been assigned. 

Dear Grandson: My First Car

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding tells the story about his first car and all the elbow grease (and the detailed costs) that went into it.

Dear Grandson: On Serving Your Country

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about LBJ taking over following JFK’s assassination, serving his country, and getting his first car.

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