TITLE

newsbeat

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
PN;Apr2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to the paralyzed veterans in the U.S. Wheelchair Getaways Inc., an accessible-van rental company, has set up an online forum for people with disabilities. The Department of Veterans Affairs has developed a Web site, www.insurance.va.gov, for veterans with government life insurance policies.
ACCESSION #
36870719

 

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