The Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital was officially transferred to the U.S. government during a ceremony at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (MATTHEW KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES)
The Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital was officially transferred to the U.S. government during a ceremony at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (MATTHEW KEELER/STARS AND STRIPES)

$215 million military hospital in S. Korea one step closer to November opening

by Kim Gamel
Stars and Stripes

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — The United States took possession of a state-of-the-art, 68-bed hospital at the new U.S. military headquarters in South Korea during a ceremony Wednesday.

The handover put the $215 million facility one step closer to opening, seven years after the military broke ground on it.

The Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital and ambulatory care center, the namesake of the hospital that will close at Yongsan Garrison in Seoul, is scheduled to officially open for patients on Nov. 15.

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