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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) is the Nation's largest and most renowned joint military medical center. Dubbed "The Nation's Medical Center," we proudly serve military beneficiaries in the Washington, D.C. area as well as those from across the country and around the globe. We are a tertiary care center providing services in over 100 clinics and specialties, and are proud to be known as the first destination in the continental United States to care for the wounded, ill and injured from global conflicts.

We are committed to operational readiness; outstanding customer service; maintaining excellent graduate medical and dental education and research; and always delivering premier quality health care within an integrated health system. Roughly 7,000 dedicated staff members make it their daily mission to achieve the vision and mission of the medical center. Those who come through our doors come to heal, stay healthy, help others, teach the next generation, practice quality medicine and take part in cutting-edge clinical research.

WRNMMC is the combined legacy of National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, having brought the two iconic medical facilities together in September of 2011, as decreed by the Base Realignment and Closure law of 2005.