Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Subcommittee to Review Dole-Shalala Commission Recommendations: Five Years On


 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs will hold an oversight hearing entitled, "Reevaluating the Transition from Service Member to Veteran: Honoring a Shared Commitment to Care for Those Who Defend Our Freedom." The Subcommittee will review the Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES), a program implemented to streamline the Disability Evaluation for wounded, ill, and injured service members.

 

WHO:             Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

WHAT:          "Reevaluating the Transition from Service Member to Veteran: Honoring a Shared Commitment to Care for Those Who Defend Our Freedom."

WHEN:          10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2012, Room 334, Cannon House Office Building

 

WITNESS LIST

Panel 1

John Medve, Office of VA-DOD Collaboration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

Mr. Jim Neighbors, Director, Requirements and Strategic Integration

U.S. Department of Defense

 

Panel 2

Dr. Gail Wilensky, Senior Fellow

Project HOPE

 

Mr. Ken Fisher, Chief Executive Officer

Fisher House Foundation, Inc.

 

LTG James Terry Scott USA (Ret.), Chairman

Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation

 

Panel 3

Mr. John Wilson, Assistant Legislative Director

Disabled American Veterans

 

Mr. Phil Riley, Senior Benefits Liaison

Wounded Warrior Project

 

Mr. Eric Greitens, Chief Executive Officer

The Mission Continues

 

 

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Sean P Eagan

Former Chairman American Cold War Veterans
Life Member Veterans of Foreign Wars
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