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Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

...injured troops. Plagued with a spotty history, the transition units began in the aftermath of the health care scandal at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2007, as the military grappled with the challenge of caring for an escalating number of seriously...
The Bookworm Sez: Find inspiration in 'Run, Don't Walk'

...job as a physical therapist in the amputee clinic at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.Levine had gone to PT school because...find a job close to her apartment. She figured that Walter Reed would be a temporary gig.As it turned out, she loved...
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Veterans hike on the Appalachian Trail

...laundry and relax."Pierson spent 24 years in the Air Force, six of them on duty at Dover Air Force Mortuary and at Walter Reed, and had thought about hiking the AT alone when he found out about the Warrior Hikers."For the most part, you walk...

...Bob Dole, lives with lasting wounds from World War II. She said hours she spent in the company of caregivers at Walter Reed military hospital when her husband was a patient there for nearly 11 months several years ago inspired her to create...

...Baskis was on duty in Iraq in 2008 and lost his sight when a roadside bomb exploded. Later, while recovering at Walter Reed Medical Center, he met Tom Zampieri, the Blinded Veterans Association's (BVA) Director of Government Relations...
Speaking Service: Paul Olson

...medically retired after I got blown up this last time late in 2007. I spent a year and a half, including six months at Walter Reed, learning how to walk again. "When I got done with all that, they told me, 'Hey, that's your third time, you're...
Area pitches in for soldiers

...provided a $300 donation to the program. · A member of the Soldotna Elks Lodge No. 2706 is taking some coffee back to Walter Reed Hospital to support veterans. · The student council and staff at Soldotna Middle School continue to help with the R...
Kenai Chamber quizzes Benson

...medical care resulted similarly. "While I was there at Walter Reed (Army Medical Center) with my son, I saw incredible...referring to when her son, Latseen, was flown to Walter Reed after losing both legs in a bombing incident while serving...
Wounded warrior returns home to Juneau

...little creepy," his dad agreed. When McRae woke up at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md...States once he was deemed stable, and was then treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, where...
Wounded Juneau Marine learning to walk again

...parallel bars for about a month now with his physical and occupational therapist, Ryan said. He was transferred back to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, about a month ago, after he completed therapy at the Richmond...


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