Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Story Archive

WRNMMC Uses New, Brain-Controlled Prosthetic Arm  (2 February 2012)
A new prosthetic arm, operated by an individual's thoughts, was used by wounded warriors at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) for the first time Jan. 24.
Wounded Warriors Take to the Ice  (2 February 2012)
Wounded warriors from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) took to the ice at Rockville Ice Arena Jan. 27, to play a competitive game of adaptive sled hockey for the first time as part of their rehabilitation.
WRNMMC Receives Joint Commission Accreditation  (8 March 2012)
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) successfully completed its first survey by the Joint Commission (TJC) last week, TJC surveyors announced during a briefing in WRNMMC's Clark Auditorium March 2.
New Labyrinth Promotes Healing, Hope, Compassion  (22 March 2012)
National Naval Medical Center held a dedication ceremony for its new stone labyrinth, designed to foster an environment for healing, compassion and hope, March 14.
Walter Reed Bethesda Staff Member Recalls Boston Tragedy  (2 May 2013)
A Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) staff member crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon, April 15, just 10 minutes before the first blast.
Prince Harry Visits Troops, Staff at Walter Reed Bethesda  (14 May 2013)
Staff and patients at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) welcomed Prince Harry of Wales to the Nation's Medical Center, May 10.
WRNMMC Honors Civilian Staffers of the Year  (14 May 2013)
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) celebrated its top junior and senior civilian employees for 2012 in a ceremony, April 18.
Walter Reed Bethesda's Adaptive Sports Day Offers Troops Opportunities, Hope   (23 May 2013)
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center held Adaptive Sports Day, enabling wounded warriors to explore the numerous recreational activities available to them, May 15.
Walter Reed Hospital Celebrates Nurses  (23 May 2013)
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) celebrated National Nurses Week, May 6-13, with a number of ceremonies and events.
Service Member Receives 'Gift' from the Past  (10 June 2013)
When Air Force 2nd Lt. Jennifer Szatkowski came to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) for a dental exam on May 3, she discovered an unusual coincidence that made for a not-so-routine visit.
Top DoD Health Official Visits Nation's Medical Center  (13 June 2013)
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) was visited by the top Department of Defense health affairs official to hear the concerns and issues of staff, wounded warriors and their families, June 7.
Recovering Service Members Provide Inspiration, Encouragment   (18 June 2013)
Army Sgt. Ryan Long didn't mince words speaking with Boston Marathon bombing victim J.P. Norden when the two met at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), June 12.
Summer Begins Today: Safety Key to Fun in the Sun  (21 June 2013)
Summer officially begins June 21 and doctors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) urge everyone to keep sun safety in mind while enjoying the warmer weather.
From Cadets to Navy Medicine Careers, Sailors from Same NJROTC Program Together Again at NSAB  (18 July 2013)
Two Sailors who served in the same Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Traing Corps (NJROTC) unit at a Detroit high school in the 1980s, are now serving together again at Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB).
August 1 Marks Start of National Minority Donor Awareness Week  (1 August 2013)
Observed during the first week of August, National Minority Donor Awareness Week calls attention to the urgent need for registered organ, eye and tissues donors from minority populations.

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