Just Ask an NSO!

Rollins, Bo
August 2009
PN;Aug2009, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p38
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the works of national services officers (NSO) in the U.S. According to the article, there were 80 professional NSO employed in the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) who serves more than 30,000 clients across the country. Furthermore, they first served as a health care advocate for paralyzed veterans and other disabled veterans, as well as patients with spinal-cord injury in the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs). INSET: Looking Back.


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