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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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