Walter Reed Army Medical Center


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Walter Reed Army Medical Center,

former major military hospital complex in Washington, D.C., and Forest Glen, Md. The original facility, Walter Reed General Hospital, named for U.S. army surgeon Walter ReedReed, Walter,
1851–1902, American army surgeon, b. Gloucester co., Va. In 1900 he was sent to Havana as head of an army commission to investigate an outbreak of yellow fever among American soldiers. Following the earlier suggestion by C. J.
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, opened in 1909. An army medical center was officially established in 1923, and the hospital and medical center were combined in 1951. Its facilities were greatly expanded in 1972. The medical center was closed in 2011; its staff and services were integrated with the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., to form the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Bethesda, and with other medical facilities.
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Patients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center were transferred in August to either the Bethesda facility or the new Army hospital at Fort Belvoir, Va.
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There was no mention of combat, or what it's like to walk the corridors and the grounds of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, where you'll see a tragic, unending parade of young men and women struggling to move about despite their paralysis, or with one, two, or three limbs missing.
Allen Taylor at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.
until May, when he returned to the United States and Walter Reed Army Medical Center because of illness.
Since then, Oreskovic has been undergoing rehabilitation and physical therapy at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.