120 Years of Advances for Military and Public Health: 1892-2013
Established in 1893, WRAIR’s research and development reaches around the world from Maryland to Germany, Thailand, and Kenya. WRAIR, the largest biomedical research facility administered by the Department of Defense (DoD), hosts two Centers of Excellence for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience and for Infectious Diseases Research, headquartered in Silver Spring, Md. WRAIR has shared the Sen. Daniel K. Inouye Building, a modern laboratory and administrative facility, with its sister agency, the Naval Medical Research Center, since 1999. WRAIR seeks to be the premier DoD biomedical research organization, constantly relevant, integrating basic research and advanced technology that protects, projects, and sustains the warfighter today, invents global medical solutions for the future, and keeps the warfighter on point for the nation.