Topic - Walter Reed Army Medical Center

The Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) is the United States Army's flagship medical center. Located on 113 acres (457,000 m²) in Washington, D.C., it serves more than 150,000 active and retired personnel from all branches of the military. The center is named after Major Walter Reed (1851–1902), an army physician who led the team which confirmed that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes rather than direct contact. - Source: Wikipedia

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  • 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)

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Barack Obama visited Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Jan. 19, a day before his presidential inauguration.

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