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What does DES stand for?

DES stands for Disability Evaluation System (US military)

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This article provides a working knowledge of the Army's Physical Disability Evaluation System (APDES) and discusses changes in the APDES mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (1) and disability-related provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009.
Based on this model for team delivery of outpatient mental health services, plus growth needs for the Veterans Crisis Line and anticipated increase in Compensation and Pension/Integrated Disability Evaluation System exams, VA projected the additional need for 1,900 clinical and clerical mental health staff at this time.