The U.S. Coast Guard Academy and its predecessor, the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service Training School, have been provided with medical support by the U.S. Public Health Service since the turn of the century. The Coast Guard Academy Clinic is staffed by 11 Public Health Service officers, and 35 Health Service Technicians and civilian support personnel.
The academy's Medical Clinic is located in Michel Hall, which is named for RADM Carl Michel, USPHS, the Coast Guard Chief of Health Services during World War II.
- ASST SRGN GENL USPHS
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/03/1946
- BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH SITE 4630
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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