TITLE

Disabled Soldier Support System

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2005, Vol. 60 Issue 5, special section p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the Disabled Soldier Support System of the United States Army, which provides severely disabled soldiers and their families with a system of advocacy, follow-up and personal support, assisting our nation's heroes as they transition from military service back into the civilian community. Provision of holistic support services; Tracking of the soldiers; Completion of administrative requirements.
ACCESSION #
17299788

 

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