Ireland Army Hospital

Ireland Army Hospital Fort Knox Kentucky


Stock #: 497237
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Fort Knox
State: Kentucky (KY)
County: Bullitt
Size: 3.5" x 5.75" (9 x 15 cm)

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Ireland Army Hospital, a 500-bed facility was dedicated on 1 April 1957 and was named in honor of Major General Merritte Weber Ireland, the Surgeon General from 1918 to 1931. This hospital is completely modern in its design and has the latest equipment. The style of architecture is contemporary. The hospital is equipped with its own radio program distribution system, which transmits radio programs to 611 radio outlets and speakers. All wards are equipped with television receivers. A staff of over 750 professional and administrative personnel are available to render the best medical care and treatment available. The cafeteria-style dining room serves all patients and staff, over 610 persons at one time. This hospital is full accredited and certified by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Hospitals.