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Disability Evaluation System [DoDM 1332.18v3) (DES)

Date of Publication

11/21/2014

Definition

The Department of Defense mechanism for determining return to duty, separation, or retirement of Service members because of disability in accordance with chapter 61 of Reference (e).

Source of Definition

DoDM 1332.18, Volume 3: Disability Evaluation System (DES) Manual: Quality Assurance Program (QAP)

Related Glossary Terms

Disability Evaluation System | Disability Evaluation System [DoDI 6040.44]

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