Thursday, July 28, 2011



These doors may close, the address may change, but the name, the legacy and, most important, the work and healing will endure.

-- John M. McHugh, secretary of the Army, on the closure of the historic Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington next month; the principal hospital for soldiers returning from Afghanistan will be moved to facilities in Maryland and Virginia

I lived in the Greater Washington area for many years and I'm so used to the hospital being in its historic location.

Here's a little background:

Walter Reed closing after 102 years helping troops

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