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The Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans / Edition 2

The Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9781605907383
Publisher: Government Institutes
Publication date: 01/16/2012
Series: Military Life Series , #6
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Don Philpott has been writing, reporting, and broadcasting on international events, trouble spots, and major news stories for almost 40 years. He is the author or coauthor of more than 80 books, including The Integrated Physical Security Handbook (Homeland Defense Journal, 2006) and Education Facility Security Handbook (Government Institutes, 2007). Janelle Hill is the President and lead consultant of PBS Marketing/Federal Concierge LLC., a consulting provider supporting a variety of project and program needs to businesses, contractors, and the federal government. She is an Alumna of the National Defense University and a United States Marine Corps Volunteer. Barry McCaffrey, who wrote the foreword, served in the United States Army for 32 years and retired as a four-star General. At retirement, he was the most highly decorated serving General, having been awarded three Purple Heart medals for wounds received in his four combat tours, two Distinguished Service Cross awards, the nation's second highest award for valor, and two Silver Star awards for valor.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v

Preface vii

Foreword General Barry McCaffrey ix

Chapter 1 Introduction: Pre-Battlefield Injury to Recovery 1

Chapter 2 Medical Issues: Things to Know 7

Chapter 3 From the First Day 41

Chapter 4 Support 83

Chapter 5 Recovery and Transition 91

Chapter 6 Benefits, Taxes, and Legal Issues 151

Chapter 7 The DoD and the VA 177

Chapter 8 Success Stories 207

Chapter 9 Handling Bereavement 223

Chapter 10 Resources 243

Index 311

About the Authors 315

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