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Pilot Program Helps Streamline Disability Evaluation Process for Wounded Service Members - 0 views

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    FALLS CHURCH, Va. - The Department of Defense (DoD) is working with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to expand a pilot program that simplifies the current disability evaluation process for wounded, injured and ill service members.
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New Army technology could save soldiers' lives - CNN.com - 0 views

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    Regrowing a fingertip cut off in an accident sounds like something from a futuristic movie. But with innovative technology developed by the U.S. Army, such regrowth is possible today.
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MHS Blog - Giving and Receiving - 0 views

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    Michael Kilpatrick, M.D. , Director of Strategic Communications for the Military Health System visits NNMC Bethesda "As we left Bethesda from a visit that was anticipated to be for "giving," I realized that once again I had "received." The fortitude and determination of a young Marine had rekindled my resolve to make certain the Military Health System always delivers on this obligation. The energy and enthusiasm of the hospital staff assured me the MHS has skills and compassion to do "the right thing."
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Airmen take time to help terminally ill children - 0 views

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    12/18/2008 - FORWARD OPERATING LOCATION CURACAO, Netherland Antilles (AFNS) -- Airmen at Forward Operating Location Curacao volunteered their free time to paint, landscape and provide comfort for 13 children at the Siloam Children's Hospice, a home for orphaned, abandoned and terminally ill children in Curacao.
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Military update: Disability reforms bring higher ratings, faster pay - 0 views

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    The pilot for a new, jointly-developed DoD-VA disability evaluation system (DES), set to expand from five to 22 military bases by May, does much of what proponents hoped it would. It allows more injured or ill service members to win higher disability ratings, to see VA payments start faster and, through greater transparency in the process, to feel they have been treated more fairly by government.
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DOD seeks high-tech mobile units for brain trauma treatment - 0 views

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MHS - Warrior Care Webhall - 0 views

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    The Military Health System will host a Web town hall on Nov. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. Eastern time on www.health.mil as part of the ongoing dialog between senior military leaders and service members and their families about the Defense Department's medical care programs and services for its wounded, ill and injured troops.
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Warrior, Family Support Center Gets Upgrade in San Antonio - 0 views

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    A new, $4 million, 12,000-square-foot facility is slated to open by December 1, 2008 in San Antonio, Texas.
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MyVetwork Home Page - 0 views

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    Open to all members of the military--whether active duty, retired, or veteran--and those who care about them, MyVetwork is our community...to help navigate our world every day of the year.
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15% of female veterans tell of sexual trauma - USATODAY.com - 0 views

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    About one out of seven female veterans of Afghanistan or Iraq who visit a Veterans Affairs center for medical care report being a victim of sexual assault or harassment during military duty, a study reports today.
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DoD Summit youtube video - 0 views

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    Families of ill and injured ask and answer questions with DoD Secretary Gates.
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