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Disturbing new revelations about the treatment of wounded troops recovering at Walter Reed medical center.
At hospitals suspending meal tickets and reducing hours for its only cafe.
The change is apparently just the tip of the iceberg as that facility struggles to cope with.
Budget cuts national security correspondent Jennifer just on that.
At the Pentagon I thought Walter Reed Jennifer had improved its facility since moving.
Out into the -- What we did to bill that Fox News has learned earlier this month the military decided to invalidate meal -- And reduce the hours at the warrior cafe the -- dining facility.
In Walter -- building 62 which is where all the multiple amputees and long term recovering patients lived.
The decision which was announced at a town hall meeting last Thursday.
Would affect sergeant Josh Wetzel a double amputee and about a 160 other families -- spend up to two years.
In building 62 they were told their government issued meal tickets would no longer be valid at the lawyer cafe.
And they would have to walk or -- -- sells nearly a half mile across the Walter Reed campus to the temporary food trailer.
For breakfast lunch and dinner.
Any response from pentagon officials.
And the explanation as to why they did this Jennifer.
Well we haven't had any response that yet we interviewed sergeant Josh wet cell.
Who is going to be affected by the decision here's what he said.
Building -- to I would say it's.
Closed half -- mile from from Billings 62 today any excuses right across the road.
-- a half a -- so it's it's around there.
And for guys you know they don't have legs that are you know -- on their prosthetics are in a wheelchair even you know that's a long distance to go.
The Warner cafe is a central meeting point for these amputees.
It gives them a sense of independence they can just wheeled down the hall to the -- cafe.
Closing it on the weekends really -- these guys -- -- and their families have spoken out.
And what really bothers them is that this new facility these trailers.
Aren't even very handicap accessible here sergeant Wetzel.
-- -- You know it's it's it's.
Quote unquote handicapped accessible but.
For guys that have serious liability injuries like.
You know there they don't they're not employees their hands that were and stuff like that you know it's tough for them and -- get in the door.
Late Wednesday the Pentagon -- they may reconsider their decision.
We still haven't seen any official statements on that way for word on -- thank you Jennifer Jennifer Griffin the Pentagon for us.
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