The mission of the WRNMMC Web Site is to support
the overall mission of WRNMMC by providing official, timely and accurate
information about the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in
Bethesda, Maryland as well as the WRNMMC Branch Clinics in outlying areas.
This mission is consistent with the DoD Principles of Information, which
outline the Department’s policy for providing information to military members,
DoD civilians, military family members, the American public, Congress and the
This is a U.S. Government Web Site.
1.The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) web site is
provided as a public service. Information presented on the WRNMMC site is
considered public information and may be distributed or copied unless otherwise
specified. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
2.For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes
only. This government computer system uses software programs to create summary
statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of
most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and
identifying system performance or problem areas.
3.For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains
available to all users, this government computer system employs software
programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload
or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
4.Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are
made to identify individual users or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used
for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance
with National Archives and Records Administration guidelines.
5.Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this
service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud
and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection
6.If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here,
please forward them to us.
In 1998, Congress
amended the Rehabilitation Act and strengthened provisions covering access to
information in the federal sector for people with disabilities. As amended,
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires access to the federal
government’s electronic and information technology. The law applies to all
federal agencies when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and
information technology. Federal agencies must ensure that this technology is
accessible to employees and the public. In compliance with Section 508, WRNMMC
is dedicated to making all of our web pages accessible to all of our visitors.
This site is
maintained by the WRNMMC Web Team, and is approved by the PAO, Sandy Dean,
Public Affairs Officer, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center & Navy
Medicine National Capital Area Region.
appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United
States Department of Defense, the United States Department of the Navy or the
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) of the linked web sites,
or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than
authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and
Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense, the Department
of the Navy or the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) do not
exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these
locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this
DoD web site.
Due to the fact that the mission of WRNMMC includes an
educational mission, unclassified dissertations or professional papers may be
published to this site for the purpose of peer review, exchange of professional
information, or the exchange of ideas. In those cases, the following disclaimer
"The material contained herein is made available for the
purpose of peer review and discussion and does not necessarily reflect the
views of the Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense."