Defense Secretary Robert M.Gates took a personal look at Walter Reed Army Hospital’s outpatient care today and declared conditions there “unacceptable.”
Gates said “a number” of those responsible for the deplorable conditions at the hospital have been relieved of duties.
“This is unacceptable and will not continue,” Gates declared.
Reports William Branigin of The Washington Post:
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