| Welcome Aboard from the Admiral
 

Commanding Officer - NMCSD

Congratulations on your orders to Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), "The Pride of Navy Medicine," a premier teaching hospital and referral center for the Armed Forces.

 

You will be joining a command with a rich history and tradition. Our team of over 6,000 military and civilian professionals provides state of the art health care to our military community. We are privileged to care for the wounded from Operations IRAQI FREEDOM and ENDURING FREEDOM, as well as Sailors and Marines preparing to deploy, their family members, and those who have served our nation in the past.

 

In addition, NMCSD augments several operational platforms, including the USNS MERCY (TAH19), Casualty Receiving and Treatment Ships, Expeditionary Medical Facilities, and the I Marine Expeditionary Force. In the last two years, our staff has supported successful missions in Iraq, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and the Philippines; providing casualty care, force health protection, disaster relief, and humanitarian assistance. ... MORE  

 

Request a Sponsor

If you have just received orders to Naval Medical Center San Diego, a welcome aboard package will be sent to you.

Officer Sponsorship Program Coordinators

Primary: (619) 532-9776
Secondary: (619) 532-6516

Enlisted Sponsorship Program Coordinators

Primary: (619) 532-9239
Secondary: (619) 532-6614/6518

Getting Onboard - San Diego Area Information

Finding your way around a new city can be confusing. Here are links to help you with your move:

Reporting Aboard

If you need a ride from the San Diego Lindbergh Field Airport to Naval Medical Center San Diego go to the USO counter in the west terminal. They can arrange a ride from the airport to the hospital for you at a minimal cost. The telephone number to the USO is (619) 296-3192 and they are open from 9am to 11pm.

 

Military Personnel  

Upon arrival, report to the Quarterdeck to have the Officer-of-the-Day (OOD) endorse your orders.  Then proceed to the Receipts, Transfer and Leave Desk located in the Human Resources Department (HRD) to start your check-in process.  If you report to the OOD after normal working hours, then report to HRD the next working day at 0700.  HRD is located in Building 2, Ground Level. Additionally, it is co-located near Personnel Support Detachment (PSD) Balboa.

 

Civil Service Personnel

Report to the Human Resource Office (HRO) in the main passageway of Building 2, Ground Level, to start your reporting aboard process. Telephone number for the HRO is (619) 532-9396 and the weekday operating hours are 0730-1600.