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Oct 31, 2011
The Aiea Naval Hospital conducts an all-hands formation in front of the hospital here during World War II. On Jan. 1, 1944, Adm. Chester W. Nimitz ordered all able patients to assemble in front of the hospital in order to personally present the combat-wounded patients their awards. The building that currently headquarters U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific was once the primary rear-area hospital for the Navy and Marine Corps during World War II.


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