Walter Reed investigation

Joe Strupp
Reporters explain how they exposed Walter Reed Hospital, along with other cases of mistreatment to veterans in the United States.
The award-winning Washington Post reporters describe how they went about their work.
Anne Hull
Dana Priest
From the introduction to the report: "On the second morning of the Nieman Foundation’s three-day 2008 Conference on Narrative Journalism, Anne Hull, a 1995 Nieman Fellow, and Dana Priest, who investigated and wrote The Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage that exposed harsh conditions for injured soldiers and Marines at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, spoke about “Creating an Investigative Narrative.”"
Neal Conan
A radio broadcast featuring Washington Post reporters Hull and Priest about the latest congressional hearing on Walter Reed, the conditions they encountered at the hospital and the future of veteran health-care.
Steve Vogel
This article is about the Army Surgeon General t. Gen. Kevin C. Kiley's reaction to The Washington Post's Walter Reed coverage.
Doctors at Walter Reed say she has a mental disorder. Army superiors say that's just an 'excuse' for her actions.
Dana Priest
Anne Hull
This article is about 1st Lt. Elizabeth Whiteside, a psychiatric patient at Walter Reed. Although diagnosed with a severe mental disorder, her superiors threatened to court-martial her for a suicide attempt and endangering a fellow soldier while in Iraq.
When Her Soldier Returned From Baghdad, Michelle Turner Picked Up the Burden of War
Anne Hull
Dana Priest
Another article about the mental health of soldiers returning from war, this one focusing on Michelle Turner, the wife of Army scout Troy Turner and her struggles to help her husband cope not only with Walter Reed's bureaucracy but with the minutiae of everyday life.
Errors Slow Disabled Soldier's Retirement
Dana Priest
Anne Hull
This article highlights the inefficiency, disorganization and bureaucracy faced by Walter Reed patients awaiting release from the facility. It focuses on Staff Sgt. John Daniel Shannon who is stuck at Walter Reed indefinitely waiting for his paperwork to be processed.
At Walter Reed, Care for Soldiers Struggling With War's Mental Trauma Is Undermined by Doctor Shortages and Unfocused Methods
Anne Hull
Dana Priest
This article tells the story of Joshua Calloway, an Army Private First Class who returned from Iraq with PTSD, and his struggles to receive proper care in Walter Reed's psychiatric ward.
Anne Hull
Dana Priest
This article focuses PTSD-patient Lt. Sylvia Blackwood and her difficulty getting treatment at Ward 3D East of the District of Columbia VA Medical Center.
Troops Are Returning From the Battlefield With Psychological Wounds, But the Mental-Health System That Serves Them Makes Healing Difficult
Anne Hull
Dana Priest
Part of The Washington Post's "The Other Walter Reed" series. This article focuses on Army Spec. Jeans Cruz, a decorated soldier who came back from Iraq with PTSD. Through his story, the reporters address the mental-health challenges faced by wounded soldiers and the difficulty they have receiving disability benefits for conditions like PTSD.
Soldiers Share Troubling Stories Of Military Health Care Across U.S.
Anne Hull
Dana Priest
Part of The Washington Post's "The Other Walter Reed" series, this article explores how VA hospitals across the country fail to meet the needs of wounded war veterans.
Walter Reed Official Had Own Charity
Anne Hull
Dana Priest
The third article in The Washington Post’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning series "The Other Walter Reed" reveals that Michael J. Wagner, the hospital's Aid Chief, may have used his position to solicit donations for his own private charity fund.
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