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Obama Goes To Hospital For Sore Throat

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama went to a hospital on Saturday after complaining about a sore throat, the White House announced. According to the White Hous...

Molly O'Toole

A Job Kept This Iraq Veteran From Hanging Himself

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact

Promethazine, zolpidem, nortriptyline, morphine, divalproex, metoprolol, prazosin, ibuprofen, diazepam, quetiapine, meperidine, trazodone, mirtazapine...

Prince Harry Meets Wounded Warriors At Walter Reed

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.10.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Prince Harry wrapped up a two-day trip to Washington, D.C., Friday with a visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethe...

Dave Jamieson

Walter Reed's Low-Wage Janitors Working Without Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.14.2012 | DC

Update: The Gazette reports that the workers received their checks late Tuesday. WASHINGTON -- Janitors and housekeepers who clean the Walter Reed ...

WATCH: Taylor Morris, Quadruple Amputee, Dances With Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.17.2012 | Impact

Taylor Morris and Danielle Kelly's love story is a captivating one: Morris was hit by an explosive device while serving in Afghanistan and became one ...

Bomb Threat At Walter Reed

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 08.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A bomb threat has been called in to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, forcing a building to be closed for three hours at...

Obama Meets With Wounded Troops At Walter Reed

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 06.28.2012 | DC

BETHESDA, Md. -- President Barack Obama is meeting with wounded service members from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan at the Walter Reed National Mili...

Q&A With Jim Gaffigan: 'Hot Pocket' Comedian Reaches Out to Our Wounded Soldiers (VIDEO)

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.08.2012 | Comedy
Joshua Kors

Jim Gaffigan recently spoke with me about why he's reaching out to military families, why becoming famous has been both a blessing and a curse, and why his stand-up doesn't need swear words to hit home.

Walter Reed Reuse Plan Forum Scheduled For Wednesday

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Walter Reed Local Redevelopment Authority is hosting a community forum Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., to discuss the Walter Reed A...

Walter Reed Medical Center Merger Costs $1B More Than Original Estimate

Posted 10.31.2011 | Impact

After a century of rehabilitating veterans, The Walter Reed Medical Center discharged its last patient on Saturday in preparation for its merger with ...

Vet Killed on Coaster: Questions Swirl After Fall at Theme Park

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 09.09.2011 | New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A 208-foot-tall roller coaster in upstate New York remained closed Sunday amid questions about the falling death of an Iraq war ...

David Wood

Afghanistan War's Enduring Legacy: A Surge In U.S. Troops Suffering Double And Triple Amputations

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 07.30.2011 | World

American soldiers and Marines walking combat patrols in Afghanistan have suffered a surge of gruesome injuries, losing one or both legs and often thei...

Congresswoman Giffords Benefits From Civilian/Military Health Care Cooperation That Navy Attempts to Dismantle

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

Giffords' survival to this day is vivid testimony to the effectiveness of our Department of Defense and civilian medical communities not just to patient care but to the dissemination of information and training.

Beyond Sorrow: The Resilience Of The Human Spirit

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Salzberg

Commonly we find resiliency through connection: to nature, to community, to inner strengths, to a sense of life bigger than the circumstances we see in front of us.

Bob Dole Reportedly Hospitalized

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: A spokesman tells Amy Walter of ABC News that Dole was admitted to the hospital on Thursday but has since been released. -- Bob Dole has...

While Husband Serves Abroad, Military Wife Becomes Mrs. Claus This Season

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Tracy Hall, whose husband Jonathan is currently serving in Afghanistan, noticed that the children of wounded or deployed soldiers weren't getting...

3 Comments on Chairman of the Joint Chiefs' Memorandum

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

As the Department of Defense squanders over 1.5 Billion dollars on the less than average New Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Admiral M...

Walter Reed Closure Begins; Wounded Warriors Surge

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

As a truly world class rehabilitation facility closes at Walter Reed, that facility is being replaced by fragmented and geographically separate facilities. Now care for our combat wounded is about to suffer further.

Afghanistan: 9th Anniversary. Anyone Give a Damn?

Josh Rushing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Rushing

The invasion of Afghanistan's ninth anniversary passed in DC this week with hardly a notice. Media desperate to illustrate the story flocked to a sm...

Infamous Army Hospital May Have Exposed Patients, Staff To Nuclear Material

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The military's flagship hospital has acknowledged it mishandled two packages of radioactive material in May, possibly exposing staf...

Perfecting a More Perfect Union

Morris Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morris Davis

My father was a 100 percent disabled veteran of World War II. He left home a healthy man in the prime of life and returned seriously disabled by a br...

McChrystal, Sympton not Cause; DoD Healthcare Debacle Continues

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

DoD Photo McChrystal is a symptom and not a cause of the problems within the Department of Defense (DoD). For far too long, the folks at the Pentago...

Noel Koch Ousted: Pentagon's Head Wounded-Warrior Care Official Forced To Resign

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon official in charge of the wounded warrior program said Sunday he has been forced to resign, as the military continues to s...

Soldiers Call Army Trauma Units 'Worse Than Iraq'

New York Times | JAMES DAO and DAN FROSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A year ago, Specialist Michael Crawford wanted nothing more than to get into Fort Carson's Warrior Transition Battalion, a special unit created to pro...

Diversion of Wounded From Walter Reed to Less Capable Hospitals Ordered (Part II) the Sanctity of BRAC

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

The Department of Defense (DoD) continues to resist Congressional concerns for military healthcare at Walter Reed and the transformation of military h...