Swanson, Ben, HM1

Navy (FMF)
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Current Service Status
USN Retired (FMF)
Current/Last Rank
Hospital Corpsman First Class Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary MOS
HM-8404-Field Medical Service Technician
Current/Last MOSGroup
Navy (FMF)
Previously Held MOS
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
Primary Unit
2016-2017, HM-8404, Marine Corps Forces, South (MARFORSOUTH)
Service Years
1997 - 2017
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Certificate of Commendation
Decommissioning Certificate
Meritorious Mast
Plank Owner Certificate
Swamp Fox
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom

Hospital Corpsman First Class Petty Officer

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 Official Badges 

Brown Belt French Fourragere Master Training Specialist US Navy Retired 20 Years Surgeon General's Blue H Award

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Modern WarfarePost 1170Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  2012, Veterans of Modern Warfare
  2012, American Legion, Post 1170 (Member at Large) (Round Lake Park, Illinois) [Verified]
  2014, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Not Specified
Other Comments:

                                                    TCCC-I, BLS-I
                                             NREMT/ EMT-Tactical

Additional NEC's: 9502/ 90ET/ 90CA/ 90BC/ 90CS. Other USN/ USMC courses: Command DAPA, ADAMS Facilitator, Command Training Team, Command Assessment Team, USMC Uniform Victim Advocate, and USMC Equal Opportunity Representative.

Service Photo U.S. Navy Security
Marine Regs: 99-02  Battle Jack: Afghanistan 08-09  Security Leadership: 2011
S.E.R.E. 250 and Level B: 2016
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OIF/Iraqi Governance (2004-05)/Operation Outer Banks
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Marines from the 2d Marine Division conduct Operation Outer Banks to clear the Haditha-Hit corridor of insurgent operations.
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
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Last Updated:
Jan 24, 2007
Personal Memories
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
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  32 Also There at This Battle:
  • Arnold, J., Sgt, (1995-2008)
  • Balla, Samuel, Sgt, (1996-2006)
  • Barter, William, SSgt, (2003-Present)
  • Bell, Jonathan, Cpl, (2002-2008)
  • Boeringer, Edward, GySgt, (1985-Present)
  • Caserta, Anthony, Sgt, (1993-2007)
  • Dunfee, David, CWO5, (1978-2008)
  • Fellure, Wesley, HMC, (1987-2007)
  • Fox, Dale, Sgt, (1996-2006)
  • Gundlach, Matthew, Sgt, (2002-2011)
  • Hanson, Timothy, GySgt, (1994-2007)
  • Hicks, Steven, GySgt, (1993-2010)
  • Hurley, Charles, GySgt, (1982-2007)
  • Jackson, Michael, Sgt, (2002-2010)
  • JAMES, LEE, SgtMaj, (1986-2012)
  • Johnston, Shawn, 1stSgt, (1995-2015)
  • Lawson, Stephen, LtCol, (1991-Present)
  • Luciano, Nick, Cpl, (2003-2007)
  • Pavlick, Michael, GySgt, (1985-2010)
  • Ramos, Raphael, Cpl, (2004-2008)
  • Ritchie, Jason, Cpl, (2003-2008)
  • Rozanski, Alex, Sgt, (1998-2005)
  • Taylor, Andrew, SSgt, (1997-2006)
  • THORNE, DAVID, SSgt, (1988-2007)
  • Young, Patrick, LCpl, (2003-2007)
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