Disclosures of substandard housing for troops treated at Walter Reed Army Medical Center are prompting Congress to investigate whether the Army is running a plush ward at the complex for VIPs at the expense of ordinary war casualties.
House investigators are asking "if the allocation of resources is in any way adversely impacting the treatment of the troops," said Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.). Tierney leads a House subcommittee investigating allegations of poor care at Walter Reed. "Our nation's military, our returning heroes, are the true VIPs." FULL STORY