Military Families With Special Needs

Subcommittee: SUBCOMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012 Time: 02:30 PM Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building

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* Notice is amended to show change in date and location of the hearing. This hearing was previouslyscheduled to be held on June 20, 2012, in SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

To receive testimony on Department of Defense programs and policies to support military families with special needs in review of the Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 and the Future Years Defense Program.


  1. Dr. Karen S. Guice
    Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs and
    Principal Deputy Director, TRICARE Management Activity
  2. Dr. Rebecca L. Posante
    Deputy Director, Office of Community Support for Military Families with Special Needs
    Department of Defense
  3. Dr. Vera F. Tait
    Associate Executive Director, Department of Community and Specialty Pediatrics
    American Academy of Pediatrics
  4. Mr. Jeremy L. Hilton
    Military Spouse, Veteran, and Military Family Advocate
  5. Dr. Geraldine Dawson
    Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks and
    Professor of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  6. Mr. John O'Brien
    Director of Healthcare and Insurance
    U.S. Office of Personnel Management