Training and Education Command


Training and Education Command

United States Marine Corps

Quantico, VA
Unit News

June, 2001

Drill Instructor receives heart transplant, returns to training 2 months later without missing a beat June 29, 2001 — Less than a year ago, a simple task such as getting out of bed or sitting in a chair would have exhausted or even killed Sgt. John D. Floyd. After two battles with pneumonia, Floyd's wife was concerned about the way his heart sounded. After numerous tests and X-rays, doctors discovered that he had an irregular heartbeat and his heart was doubled in MORE

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