Tuesday, October 16, 2007

A Duty to the Wounded
Our Newest Veterans Need Help Now
By Bob Dole and Donna E. Shalala
Tuesday, October 16, 2007; Page A19
It is time to decide -- do we reform the current military and veterans' disability evaluation and compensation systems or limp along, placing Band-Aids over existing flaws?
It has been more than 2 1/2 months since our commission presented its six pragmatic recommendations to improve the system of care for our injured service members and their families. Our recommendations are eminently doable and designed for immediate implementation. While progress has been made, more work remains. And the clock is ticking.



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