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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
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  • Walter Reed a leader in breast-feeding promotion

    Maryland has made a major step forward in encouraging hospitals to go 'baby-friendly' in support of breast-feeding ("Hospitals agree to state's breast-feeding standards," Aug. 5; "Progress on breast-feeding," Commentary, Aug. 21). In her report, Andrea...
  • 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....
  • Rabies vaccination clinics make it easy to keep pets safe

    Our local Pet Valu store, at 5007 Honeygo Center Dr in Perry Hall, is bringing a VIP Pet Care Veterinary Clinic to our neighborhood. This nonemergency vet care clinic features vaccinations and micro-chipping among its services for dogs and cats. In...
  • Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW

    Looking back to when Laurel welcomed home first Southeast Asia POW
    The specially modified, intelligence-gathering C-47 plane lifted off from Vientiane, the capital of Laos, March 23, 1961, and headed north toward Xieng Khouangville, a Communist-held area. The experienced Air Force crew was accompanied by Army Maj....
  • Military installations in D.C., Maryland increase security

    Military installations in D.C., Maryland increase security
    Area military installations increased their security while police searched for additional shooters at the Washington Navy Yard. The Navy, meanwhile, issued an "order to account" for all Naval personnel assigned to commands in the Washington metro area....
  • Orioles notes on Tommy Hunter, Jim Johnson, Bryce Harper

    Orioles notes on Tommy Hunter, Jim Johnson, Bryce Harper
    Not a lot of news coming out of pre-game interviews with the team and Orioles manager Buck Showalter. Some highlights: ** Tommy Hunter says he has an “itty, bitty bruise” on his pitching hand after barehanding a sharp comebacker yesterday....
  • Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter escapes without serious injury

    Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter escapes without serious injury
    There was some real concern after Sunday's game in Toronto when right-handed reliever Tommy Hunter grabbed a hard comebacker with his pitching hand. But after preliminary X-rays, icing and some rest, Hunter described the injury as "an itty, bitty...
  • Defense employees frustrated by furloughs

    Defense employees frustrated by furloughs
    Mary Theresa Nipwoda, a lab technician at Aberdeen Proving Ground, did what she could to prepare for the 20 percent pay cut she knew was coming this week. The Harford County woman, who earns about $67,000 annually, switched her prescription...
  • Veterans get help translating military skills to civilian jobs

    Veterans get help translating military skills to civilian jobs
    Teresa Hicks' career in the Navy stretches back 24 years, with assignments on land and sea, and deployments around the world as both an enlisted sailor and an officer. Fresh out of the military, Hicks now is navigating a sea of a different sort: the...
  • Pain of sequestration is real

    Pain of sequestration is real
    Recently, some in the media have promoted the idea that the $85 billion sequestration cuts triggered on March 1 aren't causing drastic effects. CNN called the cuts "not as bad as advertised," and a Washington Post report found the cuts less "scary" than...
  • Beyond 'Thank you for your service'

    Beyond 'Thank you for your service'
    "Thank you for your service" is, today, an oft-repeated mantra, uttered after encountering a member of the nation's armed forces or — if recognized — a veteran of past and present wars. And rightly so. Typically, a highlight of the 2013 All-...
  • Home of the Week: Out of the barracks and into a home on Fort Meade

    Home of the Week: Out of the barracks and into a home on Fort Meade
    The military lifestyle just got a little more relaxed for Sgt. Jeff Dillon, 24, of Parkersburg, W.Va. Before July 1, he'd been living in barracks for single Army enlistees at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda. A place he...