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Soldiers Face Neglect, Frustration At Army's Top Medical Facility

The common perception of Walter Reed is of a surgical hospital that shines as the crown jewel of military medicine. But 5 1/2 years of sustained combat have transformed the venerable 113-acre institution into something else entirely -- a holding ground for physically and psychologically damaged outpatients.

By Dana Priest and Anne Hull

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