Wounded Warrior Enhancement Research Act (HR 4587 / S 1466, 115th Congress)

The Policy

What it does

Requires the Department of Defense to award grants to fund research on orthotics and prosthetics for members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and civilians who have undergone amputation, traumatic brain injury, and other serious physical injury as a result of combat or military experience.

Synopsis

HR 4587S 1466, the Wounded Warrior Research Enhancement Act, would require the Department of Defense to award grants to fund research on orthotics and prosthetics for members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and civilians who have undergone amputation, traumatic brain injury, and other serious physical injury as a result of combat or military experience.

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