Army senior leaders, VA improving Soldiers' disability process, benefits timing
Photo Credit: Jennifer Clampet, Army Medicine
About 82 percent of the Army's major units are now meeting the Defense Department's Medical Evaluation Board goal of processing Soldiers' disability evaluations within 100 days, significantly reducing a backlog that sometimes took eight months or longer in recent years. Pictured here, Daniel Barnes, physical evaluation board liaison officer lead at the Integrated Disability Evaluation System Center, Fort Bliss, Texas, glances Sept. 27, 2012, at the center's new building signs as IDES center expanded into a second on East Bliss.
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