I have a few questions regarding the NCO medic vs. a PVT or PFC medic. Would the NCO medic be found in the field as a combat medic? What was the actual role of the NCO medic besides as a non-com leader? Where was the NCO medic typically found?
I ask because I would like to put together the most accurate kit possible for my unit. We portray a Heavy Weapons company, 84th ID, 334th IR, Co. H. The 84th landed on Omaha beach in November of '44 and participated in the taking of Geilenkirchen, the Bulge, crossing the Roer, etc. Their medical attachment was the 309th Medical Battalion of which I have been able to find little if any information on (with the exception of about six pics). I like the NCO impression not for its "leadership" implications but due to the fact that they have a rather diverse kit. Or, my assumption would be, a private's kit would be the most likely scenario/impression for my unit.
Comments, help, suggestions?