I-Walter Reed: "Soldiers Face Neglect, Frustration at Army's Top Medical Facility" - Dana Priest and Anne Hull - Washington Post

I-Walter Reed: "Soldiers Face Neglect, Frustration at Army's Top Medical Facility" - Dana Priest and Anne Hull - Washington Post

by: Dana Priest, Anne Hull | publication date: February 18, 2007 | Publication: The Washington Post | pages: A1

". . . Disengaged clerks, unqualified platoon sergeants and overworked case managers fumble with simple needs: feeding soldiers' families who are close to poverty, replacing a uniform ripped off by medics in the desert sand or helping a brain-damaged soldier remember his next appointment . . ."

First in a series of articles exposing the poor conditions endured by war veterans at the Walter Reed Army Medical Facility, the U.S. Army’s flagship hospital in Washington D.C. Washington Post staff writers Anne Hull and Dana Priest and photographer Michel du Cille won a Pulitzer Prize for the series in 2008.

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