Joyce Murtha, wife of the late Rep. John P. Murtha, was joined by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., a longtime legislative ally of her husband, at the dedication ceremony Monday for the John P. Murtha Cancer Center at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center. The center is named in honor of the Pennsylvania Democrat, a Marine and longtime Defense appropriator, who died in 2010.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.