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From the original tent dispensary established in 1914 to the modern facility of today, Naval Medical Center San Diego’s (NMCSD) mission has remained constant: provide the finest medical care in a family-centered environment to military service members, their families and those who served in the past.
World War II – More than 172,000 patients received treatment at the hospital. At the peak of WWII, as many as 5,000 patients were admitted each month.
January 23, Naval Medical Center San Diego is dedicated.
January 30, Hospital officially opens as 200 patients move from the old hospital to the new facility.