03.20.07

Burr: Army Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline Now Available

Washington, D.C. - Today Senator Richard Burr highlighted the creation of the Army's Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline which will provide wounded Soldiers and their family members another way to resolve medical issues. The hotline will provide Soldiers an opportunity to share their health care related issues with senior Army leadership in order to improve the way the Army serves health care needs.



"Our men and women in the military deserve the best medical care available. Anything less than that is unacceptable. I am pleased the Army set up this hotline to help our men and women in uniform resolve solve of their most pressing medical issues," Burr said.



The Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline can be reached from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at (800) 984-8523. The U.S. Department of Defense provides similar services for severely injured troops of all branches through the Military Severely Injured Support Center which can be reached at 888-774-1361. The Marine Corps operates the "Marine for Life" program to provide support services to injured Marines. It can be reached at 866-645-8762.



For more information go to https://www.burr.senate.gov



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