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The Robert E. Bush Naval Hospital is located in the High Desert region of the Mojave Desert in California.  We are a tenant command on the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in the city of Twentynine Palms.

This hospital is dedicated to providing Patient and Family Centered Care to the active duty and retired families of the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center and surrounding communities.


We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Naval Hospital Twentynine Palms is the recipient of the 2003 Lead Agent’s Award for Best Military Treatment Facility in Southern California.

The Carson Hall Bachelor Enlisted Quarters was awarded the 2002 Admiral Zumwalt Five Star Award.

Carson Hall was also awarded the "Silver Pineapple Award," in September of 2002 from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute, (AH&IA) in recognition of the staff’s efforts at providing outstanding services to residents.


1953 -- Marine Base 29 Palms Medical Dispensary

1974 -- Redesignated as a Branch Hospital of NAVHOSP Camp Pendleton

1988 -- Redesignated as Naval Hospital Twentynine Palms

1993 -- Occupation of new facility

1994 -- Received Secretary of the Navy Commendation Letter

1994 -- First accreditation by JCAHO

1998 – Branch Medical Clinic China Lake, California realigned under the command of Naval Hospital Twentynine Palms.

2000 – Naval Hospital Twentynine Palms rededicated as the Robert E. Bush Naval Hospital.

Branch Clinic China Lake, Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, CA


Branch Clinic Bridgeport, Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, CA


Public Affairs Officer:  760-830-2362

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Central phone number: 760-830-2190

Central Appointments 760-830-2752

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