WEST POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 5, 2011) -- West Point Superintendent, Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon, Jr., joined Gerald Culliton, Director of Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Health Care Services, on Oct. 5 in signing a Memorandum of Agreement establishing the first joint Individual Disability Evaluation System (IDES) in the country.

The IDES program at the VA's Montrose Campus will have medical personnel from West Point and the Department of Veterans Affairs working together to streamline the process of servicemembers being medically evaluated as they leave the military.