TITLE

Letter from the Editor

AUTHOR(S)
High, Gil
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2006, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the increasing dependence of the U.S. Army on volunteers to maintain health and family related programs. This increasing reliance on unpaid volunteers is due to funding reductions and long deployments. an example of these volunteers is the services being provided by the members of the U.S. Community and Family Support Center. Some spouses of soldiers are also volunteers.
ACCESSION #
22066704

 

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