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Walter Reed to become a shopping mall. Wonderful.

They did well by my family when care was needed.

1 posted on 07/23/2011 10:30:46 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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Retail? Sometimes I feel there is no hope, geez


2 posted on 07/23/2011 10:32:37 AM PDT by GoCards (RUN SARAH RUN)
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My nephew got great treatment. But he told me there was high crime real close.

But, we won’t need it since we won’t have a military plus we’ll have “emergency treatment centers” all over the place.


3 posted on 07/23/2011 10:35:21 AM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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Huh? What? ???? Am I living in an alternate universe? Walter Reed closing?


4 posted on 07/23/2011 10:38:43 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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This American says THANK-YOU for the service that legendary hospital provided.


6 posted on 07/23/2011 10:43:19 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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IMO, this is more about destroying another U. S. icon than anything else. Medical centers across this nation are revitalized by new wings. Services are shifted as building takes place. Pretty soon you have a whole new facility.

I’m sure this took place at Walter Reed a number of times during it’s history. Why stop now?

The relative cost would be insignificant.

There should always be a Walter Reed hospital. It’s an American institution and has been for over 100 years.


7 posted on 07/23/2011 10:43:35 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (<< Someone stole my anti-Obama tag line from my FR front yard. Massive Reward! Call 8185550202)
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It’s only one hundred years old; there is no reason to keep it open. It was a hospital; not a national treasure.


9 posted on 07/23/2011 10:56:53 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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What will become of this?

Whenever they're not on tour, these ladies give this precious gift to the warriors at WR.

We got some purty good people in the US.

11 posted on 07/23/2011 11:09:14 AM PDT by Mad Dawg (Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.)
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Better it be used as a shopping mall than a mosque.


15 posted on 07/23/2011 11:49:01 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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I was assigned there from ‘77-’81. Worked in both the old and new hospital (at the time). It is a shame to see how the crown jewel of Army teaching hospitals deteriorated.


18 posted on 07/23/2011 1:36:56 PM PDT by SC DOC
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Walter Reed’s age has brought it to the crossing between well-deserved sentiment and sheer economics.

As a new “national historic” site, a few of its iconic buildings can continue to inform future generations about its storied history, while the great work that has gone on there continues to go on in newer facilities.

Sometimes “change” is the right thing. (not always!!)


19 posted on 07/23/2011 2:09:22 PM PDT by Wuli (c)
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