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National Council on Disability to Hear Presentations on Military Health Care

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Contact: Mark S. Quigley

WASHINGTON—The National Council on Disability WASHINGTON—The National Council on Disability (NCD), as part of its 2.5 day quarterly meeting, will hear presentations and discuss the state of wounded warrior care and transition. Presenters from the Fort Hood and Fort Sam Houston Center for the Intrepid will provide their perspective. The presentation will be held at the JW Marriott Houston, 5150 Westheimer, Houston, TX, from 1:30 p.m. until 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2010. This meeting is open to the public.

Presenters will include:

Colonel William Salter, Commander, Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade, Killeen, Texas

Becky Hooper, Program Manager, Center for the Intrepid, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

The purpose of NCD, an independent federal agency, is to promote programs, practices, policies and procedures that ensure full inclusion of people with disabilities into all aspects of society. NCD accomplishes this mission by providing advice and making recommendations to the President, Congress, governmental agencies, and other stakeholders.


For more information, please contact Anne Sommers, at or by telephone at 202-272-2004 (voice); 202-272-2074 (TTY).