Accession Number:

ADA499263

Title:

Recovering Servicemembers. DOD and VA Have Made Progress to Jointly Develop Required Policies but Additional Challenges Remain

Descriptive Note:

Congressional testimony

Corporate Author:

GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

2009-04-29

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 NDAA 2008 requires the Departments of Defense DOD and Veterans Affairs VA to jointly develop and implement comprehensive policies on the care, management, and transition of recovering servicemembers. The Senior Oversight Committee SOC-jointly chaired by DOD and VA leadership-has assumed responsibility for these policies. The NDAA 2008 also requires GAO to report on the progress DOD and VA make in developing and implementing the policies.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE