Walter Reed Post

The disgrace at Walter Reed is bound to be covered like mud on an ATV, so I wont belabour it, but registering my absolute disgust with the treatment of our war wounded was compulsory. Please notice that I didn't say "surprising," since it's been demonstrated again and again that our troop's best interests are not often in this Administration's thoughts.

For support of this position, we have the following from the Navy Times, via NitPicker:
Soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center’s Medical Hold Unit say they have been told they will wake up at 6 a.m. every morning and have their rooms ready for inspection at 7 a.m., and that they must not speak to the media.

“Some soldiers believe this is a form of punishment for the trouble soldiers caused by talking to the media,” one Medical Hold Unit soldier said, speaking on the condition of anonymity.

It is unusual for soldiers to have daily inspections after Basic Training.
The problem here, of course, is that those ingrate troops had to open their big mouths! Get 'em up for snap inspections to keep 'em in line. The thought of a wounded soldier being treated like and trainee rankles even more.

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