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The Doc Figure

The First Responder on the Battlefield

The kneeling figure aiding his wounded comrade represents the battlefield first responder in the combat zone – an Army medic or, in the case of the Marines, a Navy Corpsman.

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Jim Cook

Marine Doc, City, TX

Jim Cook served in the U.S. Navy as a combat “doc” or corpsman with the Marines. He describes what it was like to save lives under fire as a first responder on the battlefield.

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Learn More About the 3417 Project

The Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument stands as a permanent honor to all Texans who served in the Vietnam War – and as a permanent memorial to the 3,417 Texans who never came home.  This memorial is made through The 3417 Project, which individually honors each Texan who died in the Vietnam War.

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