Walter Reed Army Medical Center closed its doors for the last time Thursday.

(PHOTO: DECEMBER 8, 1950/NATIONAL ARCHIVES VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS/As a way to pass the time, bedridden soldiers knitted and participated in other recreational activities.) 

Walter Reed Army Medical Center closed its doors for the last time Thursday.

(PHOTO: DECEMBER 8, 1950/NATIONAL ARCHIVES VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS/As a way to pass the time, bedridden soldiers knitted and participated in other recreational activities.)