Walter Reed Army Medical Center Marks 100th Anniversary

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Walter Reed General Hospital, also known as Building 1, stands as the original hospital building on the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Campus in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. It was used as such until the 1970s when the current hospital facility, also known as Building 2, was completed.  DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center's archivist, Catherine Sorge, goes through early photos of the facility in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. Sorge is compiling the history of the facilities to prepare for Walter Reed's centennial celebration and pending move due to base realignment and closure, .  DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • Civilians and troops attached to Walter Reed Army Medical Center's Warrior Transition Brigade gather for a groop photo in front of the post's original hospital facility in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. The Walter Reed General Hospital was used until the1970s when the Heaton Pavillion facility was opened. DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • Army Sgt. Joshua Ben works out at Walter Reed Army Medical Center's Military Advanced Training Center in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. The training center, is dedicated to amputees. Ben lost his right leg above the knee while serving in Iraq.  DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • Heaton Pavillion, Walter Reed Army Medical Center's current hospital facility, serves injured and recovering troops in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. It replaced Walter Reed General Hospital in the 1970s.  DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • Patients, family members, and employees relax at picnic tables along the walkway surrounding Walter Reed Army Medical Center's Heaton Pavillion in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center's Memorial Chapel stands across from its two Fisher Houses, which provide long-term lodging for families of recovering troops, in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • A memorial to Walter Reed Army Medical Center's namesake stands just inside the post's 16th Street gate in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009.  DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • Two Fisher Houses provide long-term lodging for the family members of recovering troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. The houses are set up to make residents feel like they're at home.  DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • Mologne House provides lodging for troops receiving out-patient treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. Residents of the hotel-like facility also can enjoy the large courtyard behind the building. DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • Mologne House provides some lodging for troops receiving out-patient treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009. Residents of the hotel-like facility also can enjoy the large courtyard behind the building.  DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley
  • The old Walter Reed Army Institute of Research building, behind the post's Mologne House lodging facility on the medical center's campus in Washington, D.C., April 21, 2009, is no longer in use.  DoD photo by Samantha L. Quigley