Hagel Tours Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel shakes hands with Army Lt. Gen. Perry L. Wiggins, commanding general of U.S. Army North, as he arrives in San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014, to see Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio. Hagel also plans to visit military facilities in New Mexico and Wyoming this week to thank wounded warriors, troops and defense workers for their service and dedication. DOD photo Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, is greeted by Army Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins, commanding general of U.S. Army North, as he arrives in San Antonio to visit Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel walks with Army Col. Kyle Campbell, commander of Brooke Army Medical Center, as he tours the center on Joint Base San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014. DOD photo Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel answers questions from wounded warriors during a town hall meeting at the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014. DOD photo Glenn Fawcett
  • Wounded warriors listen as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel answers their questions during a town hall meeting at the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014. DOD photo Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel answers questions from wounded warriors during a town hall meeting at the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014. DOD photo Glenn Fawcett
  • Army Sgt. Maj. Clifford Lovejoy, a wounded warrior, praises the services of the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio during a town hall and press event there, Jan. 8, 2014.  DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, is escorted by Air Force nurse Nancy Johnson through the orthopedics ward to visit wounded warriors at Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel looks on as a wounded warrior uses an advanced computer-generated simulation to walk with prosthetic limbs during a tour of the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, visits with Army Sgt. Matthew Melancon, who was completing computer-generated physical therapy, as he tours the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, second from left, stops to thank a group of retired staff members at Brooke Army Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio, Jan. 8, 2014. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett