03 October 2007

Walter Reed's Military Advanced Training Center

Ross Colquhoun, a fire arms instructor, helps Army Staff Sgt. Ramon Padilla learn to fire using his prosthesis in the Fire Arms Training System at the new Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Soldiers can relearn to fire a 9 mm pistol and M-16 and M-4 rifles. Photo by Fred W. Baker III

Cpl. Joshua Bleill, an infantryman with 3rd Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, uses the Fire Arms Training Simulator at the Military Advanced Training Center.

The new Military Advanced Training Center for Soldier Amputees opened on 13 September. The 31,000-square-foot, $10 million facility offers some of the most state-of-the-art care found anywhere in the world.

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