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Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES)

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The joint DOD/Veterans Administration process by which DOD determines whether ill or injured Service members are fit for continued military service, and the DOD and VA determine appropriate benefits for Service members who are separated or retired for disability.

Source of Definition:

DoDI 1332.18: Disability Evaluation System (DES)

Related Glossary Terms:

Integrated Disability Evaluation System | Integrated Disability Evaluation System

Last Updated: January 24, 2023
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