25 Jul '12, 6pm

#SecDef: #DoD and @DeptVetAffairs working together to develop an integrated support system for #troops in transition.

Panetta: DOD, VA Crafting Integrated Support System By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 – The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments are building an integrated military and veteran support system that is fundamentally different and far more robust than in the past, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told a congressional panel today. Panetta addressed a relatively rare joint hearing of the House Armed Services and Veterans Affairs committees to discuss assistance for service members as they return to civilian life. Joining him was VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki. “This hearing comes at a very important time for our nation and for collaboration between our two departments,” Panetta told the panel. A new generation of service members and veterans is coming home today, he said. “They have fought and died to protect this country, and we nee...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=117265

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