U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Kevin Kiley announced his resignation Monday, the third official to lose his job after media reports of substandard care for injured soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Army Secretary Francis Harvey resigned Friday, a day after he fired the general in charge of Walter Reed medical center in response to media reports of poorly managed facilities. Dana Priest of the Washington Post and Mark Benjamin of Salon.com discuss the developments. Continue reading
Army officials toured Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Wednesday to inspect and monitor repairs at the facility, which has been criticized for poor conditions and patient care. The Army’s surgeon general and a veterans advocate debate the medical center’s future. Continue reading