Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

November 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Senate Appropriation Bill Includes Funding For NIH, Purple Line

The U.S. Senate’s proposed appropriations bill includes funding for several projects in Montgomery County and Maryland. The Senate Appropriation Committee’s bipartisan bill now moves to the U.S. House of Representatives for its approval. The Appropriations Committee, on which Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) sits, supported a $2 billion increase in funding for the National Institutes […]

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October 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Former Walter Reed Manager Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes

A former high-ranking manager at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda pleaded guilty to federal charges of accepting money, travel and sporting event tickets from a company in which his department conducted business. David Laufer, 63, of Pittsburgh and formerly of Bethesda, pleaded guilty Oct. 20 to acceptance of gratuities by a public […]

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October 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Councilmembers Blast Trump After Stay at Walter Reed

Montgomery County councilmembers did not hold back their criticism after President Donald Trump’s dramatic three-night stay at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda. Councilmember Hans Riemer had the strongest words for Trump: “The man is insane, he’s a maniac and he’s killing people day by day with his utter intransigence in the face […]

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October 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Three Days in Bethesda: President Trump’s 72-Hour Stay at Walter Reed

72 hours after his stunning arrival and admittance to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, President Trump says he is “feeling really good” and is checking out. After tweeting early Friday morning that he and First Lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19, he was airlifted by helicopter to Walter Reed Friday […]

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September 15, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Seneca Boat Launch Gives Veterans, Walter Reed Patients Easy Access to Potomac River

Kayakers, canoeists, and paddle boarders looking to set sail at the Seneca Landing Special Park now have a safer and easier way to embark on their journey. Located at one of the busiest access points to the Potomac River and C&O Canal, the new floating launch for canoes, kayaks, and other paddle boats is fully […]

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October 29, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Silver Spring Resident Wins Marine Corps Marathon

Jordan Tropf is a busy man. He is currently a resident in orthopedic surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda. He’s also a marathon runner who cannot always train as often or as hard as he would like. Neither that – nor a cold and very wet and windy day – seemed […]

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July 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Invictus Games Flag Handover Ceremony to Be Held in Bethesda

The Invictus Games flag will officially be passed to Canada on July 12 in a special passing of the flags ceremony at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda. Since the 2016 Invictus Games were played in the United States, co captains from Team USA will give Team Canada co captains the  Invictus […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Lane Closures Planned for Next Five Weekends on Rockville Pike in Bethesda

Over the next five weekends, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation will close lanes on Rockville Pike between Woodmont Avenue and Wilson Drive, near the Medical Center Metro Station, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. The lanes will close at 10 p.m. Friday […]

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May 18, 2012 | Phil Fabrizio

It's why we RIDE Caleb Getscher & Bently photograph

It’s Why We RIDE

Today is Bike to Work Day (B2WD). There are many reasons why some of us continue to ride after B2WD. Some for the exercise, some to be more environmentally conscious, others to save gas, some just to relax, others because there is no other way to and from work or play and then some of […]

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