Sylvia Clemmons, front, and Alice Giles, back, walk through the main lobby at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, Thursday, July 21, 2001. Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the military's flagship hospital where privates to presidents have gone for care for more than a century, is closing its doors. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Photo by: Luis Alvarez

Sylvia Clemmons, front, and Alice Giles, back, walk through the main lobby at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, Thursday, July 21, 2001. Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the military's flagship hospital where privates to presidents have gone for care for more than a century, is closing its doors. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)