”Serve, Support, Simplify: Report of the President’s Commission on Care . Secretary Shalala and Senator Dole, we thank you for your work. Reaction to Dole-Shalala Commission Recommendations the results of this commission report and now the White House is telling our vets to. Hopefully these recommendations will not sit on a shelf like the 9/11 Commission report. From Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
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Those returning directly to their communities would receive short-term payments equaling three months of basic pay, as well as Tricare coverage for themselves and their families. Here are some of the recommendations: Legislation News Legislation News.
President’s Commission on Care for America’s Returning Wounded Warriors
The nine-member Commission called upon the White House and Congress to implement its recommendations as quickly as possible to ensure that those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan are able to successfully transition back to civilian life or active duty service. Support Walter Reed Until Closure in Newest Resources Latest Resources. You are commenting using your WordPress.
Meanwhile, the Wounded Warrior legislation passed shwlala Ilona is slated to be the guest speaker. I encourage comments from all sides.
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Examine and recommend improvements to the effectiveness and quality of transition from to return to military service or civilian society. The rating system itself would be streamlined with a single, comprehensive, standardized shalals exam administered by the Defense Department. As the Senate approved — by unanimous consent — its Wounded Warrior package see details below the foldthe long-awaited draft recommendations stemming from the presidential commission set up in the wake of the Walter Reed scandal were made available online [MS Word].
Short clip of the president’s statement: The Commission found consistent reports of high-quality battlefield medicine care provided by military and VA medical staff.
Dole-Shalala Commission Report: Walter Reed Was Just the Beginning
The commission also recommended making veterans eligible for transition payments after leaving the service. Other reactions included in the piece: She called the report a set of recommendations that could be implemented right away. The nine-member panel, led by former Sen. Latest Research Latest Research. Reaction to Dole-Shalala Commission Recommendations As the Senate approved — by unanimous consent — its Wounded Warrior package see details below the foldthe long-awaited draft recommendations stemming from the presidential commission set up in the wake of the Walter Reed scandal were made available online [MS Word].
Those shalqla part in VA education and training programs would receive longer-term doe. This week, a group of disabled Iraq veterans are suing the VA for failing to provide them with care and resources. Some veterans forced to wait have committed suicidewhile other have fallen deep into debt. But most of these recommendations should have been made in Now, more than ever, there needs to be a clear focus on veterans’ care in America.
This report should be a wake-up call for all Americans, reminding them that supporting the troops requires more than empty rhetoric and magnetic bumper stickers. This entry was posted on July 25, at 2: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Wednesday, the Dole-Shalala Commission offered their recommendations to resolve these issues.
Bush on March 6, This Commission made six recommendations with “action steps” to implement each recommendation. Sectionthe material on this site is distributed without profit. Patty MurrayD-Wash. Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs.
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Bush said his hand-picked investigative panel had interesting suggestions on improving health care for those wounded in battle.
D in Textbook of Military Medicine: The following is a summary of the issues confronted by the Wounded Warriors bill passed by the Senate today: Legal Action Legal Action. Retrieved from ” https: For specific advice and information, consult your health care provider.
Require comprehensive training programs in post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries for military leaders, VA and Pentagon personnel. Last week, the Secretary of the VA Jim Nicholson ended an embarrassingly bad tenure by resigning from his post.