Army Helps Wounded Move along; Soldiers Awaiting Discharge or for Return to Duty Gain a Fast Track to Evaluations
Harder, Sean, The Florida Times Union
Byline: SEAN HARDER
HINESVILLE - Wounded soldiers waiting to leave the Army or be returned to duty will undergo medical evaluations more quickly under a new streamlined process at Fort Stewart's Winn Army Community Hospital.
Active-duty and reservist soldiers who once faced separate and often slow evaluations now are assigned to a "Warrior Transition Unit." At Winn, it's a battalion-size unit of more than 220 soldiers. Some are recovering from injuries. Others are awaiting medical screenings before deploying to Iraq or Afghanistan.
Under a new Armywide model that took effect June 15, each soldier is assigned a primary caregiver, case manager and squad …
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Publication information: Article title: Army Helps Wounded Move along; Soldiers Awaiting Discharge or for Return to Duty Gain a Fast Track to Evaluations. Contributors: Harder, Sean - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: August 7, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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