"Warriors for the Wounded" - Steve Vogel - The Washington Post

"Warriors for the Wounded" - Steve Vogel - The Washington Post

To the Cadre on the Front Lines Of Improving Care at Walter Reed, The Challenge Can Rival Combat

by: Steve Vogel | publication date: April 10, 2008 | Publication: The Washington Post | pages: B1

The Army's response included bringing in combat veterans to impose military order on the medical task of tracking recovering soldiers. The approach, which the Army is replicating across the country, depends on the decisions of a small group of officers such as Gventer, a cavalry trooper without a medical background, and on young squad and platoon leaders new to the world of helping heal physical and psychological wounds. 

An article reporting on the challenges faced by officers in the Walter Reed Warrior Transition Brigade, a new group established to oversee the care of wounded veterans.

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