During his visit, the president awarded the Purple Heart to 1st Lt. Victor Prato of the 127th Airborne Engineer Battalion, who was injured last month while deployed in Afghanistan.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Born on this day in 1851, Walter Reed proved the theory that mosquitoes transmitted yellow fever to human beings.
By Dr. Howard Markel
President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
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…
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By Francine Uenuma
After more than a century, the storied Walter Reed Army Medical Center is closing its doors. Patients are being transferred to Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland, which will officially become Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
After a months-long review of the U.S. war efforts in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama laid out a new course Tuesday night, saying it is in "our vital national interest" to deploy 30,000 more troops to the fight.
Speaking from West Point military academy, President Barack Obama outlined a new Afghanistan strategy that includes deploying 34,000 additional troops beginning in early 2010. Below is the full text of his remarks, as provided by the White House.
The U.S. Army has charged an Army psychiatrist suspected of killing 13 people in last week's shooting spree at the Fort Hood with premeditated murder, an Army spokesman said Thursday.
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