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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
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  • Injured soldier gets double arm transplant

    Injured soldier gets double arm transplant
    Brendan Marrocco sometimes looks down at his arms and can't believe they really exist. Until six weeks ago, the 26-year-old didn't have arms. He lost both of his, as well as his legs, in the Iraq War when the armored vehicle he was driving ran over a...
  • VFW helping veterans collect VA benefits

    VFW helping veterans collect VA benefits
    Dawn Brown left the Navy after 15 years when she developed Hodgkin's lymphoma. She lost her job as a secretary at a Baltimore school about a month before she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She didn't know that her military service qualified her for...
  • Martin Guitar makes custom guitar for blind veteran

    Martin Guitar makes custom guitar for blind veteran
    Lt. Brad Snyder holds the acoustic guitar in his arms for the first time, strumming a few random chords, then moving into a sampling of Neil Young. The sounds take him back to the nights when he was deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan and sat around a...
  • Blinded Naval officer gets custom Martin guitar

    Navy Lt. Brad Snyder holds the acoustic guitar in his arms for the first time, strums a few chords, then moves into a sampling of Neil Young. The sounds take the Naval Academy graduate back to the nights when he was deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan and...
  • Motorcade for injured military members to move through region

    Motorcade for injured military members to move through region
    A motorcade of police vehicles escorting wounded military service members from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to New York City will cause roving lane closures on multiple area highways Wednesday morning, according to Baltimore Police....
  • From Key Highway to Key West, Lemle bikes for cancer awareness

    From Key Highway to Key West, Lemle bikes for cancer awareness
    It's more than 1,300 miles from Key Highway in Baltimore to Key West, Fla. — a car drive lasting a couple days or a flight lasting a few hours. Or, in the case of Howard County Education Association President Paul Lemle, an eight-day bike ride....
  • Sacrifices lead to prime opportunity for G.G. Smith

    Sacrifices lead to prime opportunity for G.G. Smith
    Moving around has always been a big part of new Loyola basketball coach G.G. Smith's life. As a child whose father, Tubby, was a rising star in the college basketball coaching ranks, Smith spent time growing up in college towns like Columbia, S.C.,...
  • 5 questions … for Tracy Balazs, president and CEO of Federal Staffing Resources LLC

    5 questions … for Tracy Balazs, president and CEO of Federal Staffing Resources LLC
    Tracy Balazs, the president and CEO of an Annapolis-based staffing firm, was named Entrepreneurial Success of the Year last month by the Baltimore district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. She founded the company, Federal Staffing...
  • Wounded veterans' partners get scholarships to UMUC

    Wounded veterans' partners get scholarships to UMUC
    Two weeks after Beverly Poyer married her husband in 2007, he was deployed to Afghanistan. When he came home a year later, she was thrust into a role she hadn't expected: caregiver. Army Spc. Max Poyer, exposed to frequent mortar blasts in Afghanistan,...
  • Marylander who died of rabies contracted disease from kidney transplant

    Marylander who died of rabies contracted disease from kidney transplant
    The first Marylander to succumb to rabies since 1976 developed the virus through a kidney transplant that took place more than a year before the Army veteran died of the disease in February, national health and defense officials said Friday. Tests...
  • Md. military bases brace for reductions

    Md. military bases brace for reductions
    Midshipmen at the Naval Academy could spend less time training at sea, some gates into Fort Meade could be shut down and routine maintenance at military installations across the state could be delayed under federal budget cuts set to begin Friday....
  • Anderson appreciates visit to Walter Reed

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- Pitcher Chase Anderson and position players Cliff Pennington, Xavier Paul and Jordan Pacheco made a visit to the Walter Reed Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.,...