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February 1, 1941


JAMA. 1941;116(5):418-420. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820050062016

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SIX THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ARMY GENERAL HOSPITAL BEDS  Six large general hospitals providing a total of 6,500 beds which are being built by the army are expected to be ready for use March 1, the War Department has announced. The hospitals are to be located in Atlanta, Ga., Charleston, S. C., New Orleans, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, Santa Barbara, Calif., and Vancouver, Wash. The total cost will be $8,879,969. New hospital facilities have also been authorized for Fort Francis E. Warren, Wyoming, costing about $311,500, consisting of a cantonment type hospital of two hundred beds on a three hundred bed plan.

EXAMINATION FOR COMMISSIONS IN NAVY MEDICAL CORPS  Applications for commissions as medical officers in the U. S. Navy are now being received in the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Navy Department, Washington, D. C. Examinations for entrance into the Medical Corps of the regular Navy will be held on May 12 to 15, inclusive, 1941, at all of the larger naval hospitals,

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