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Command Center, Building 200

San Diego Naval Training Center

 

—Liberty Station —

 
Command Center, Building 200 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 23, 2011
1. Command Center, Building 200 Marker
Inscription. Built in 1941, The Command Center was the focal point of the base. These were offices for the highest-ranking officers, including the Admiral in Command of the Center; the Station Commander, a Captain in charge of the buildings; the Recruit Training Commander, a Captain in charge of the recruits; the Service School Commander, a Captain in charge of the Advanced Schools, and the Master Chief of the Command, who was a senior enlisted advisor to the Admiral. In addition to offices, conference rooms in the Command Center hosted meetings with visiting dignitaries.

The Corky McMillin Companies is proud to preserve the history of NTC
 
Erected by Corky McMillin Companies.
 
Location. 32° 44.282′ N, 117° 12.843′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Mayo Plaza. Touch for map. This marker is in Mayo Plaza, near the intersections of Dewey Road and Historic Decatur Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2600 Mayo Plaza, San Diego CA 92106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North Chapel, Building 208 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ingram Plaza (about 700 feet away);

Command Center, Building 200 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 23, 2011
2. Command Center, Building 200 Marker
Gun Platform No. 1 - 1945 (about 700 feet away); Gun Platform No. 2 - 1945 (about 700 feet away); El Desembarcadero (approx. 0.4 miles away); USS Recruit (approx. 0.7 miles away); Spanish Landing (approx. ¾ mile away); Casa de Lopez (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
Also see . . .  Liberty Station - History. (Submitted on December 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable Buildings
 
Command Center, Building 200 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 23, 2011
3. Command Center, Building 200
The Mayo Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 23, 2011
4. The Mayo Plaza
"Naval Training Center, San Diego" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 7, 2011
5. "Naval Training Center, San Diego"
- one of several historical posters on display in the Liberty Station community center - inside the former NTC "Command Center, Building 200."
Command Center, Building 200 - view of the main entrance off Historic Decatur Road image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, December 7, 2011
6. Command Center, Building 200 - view of the main entrance off Historic Decatur Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 19, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   5, 6. submitted on January 29, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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