"Newly Appointed Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) is Champion of Men and Women Veterans with Disabilities," Says Disabled Veterans National Foundation

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Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army (CASAs) are business and community leaders appointed by the Secretary to advise and support Army leaders across the country.

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The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) proudly congratulates Dr. Rory Cooper on his appointment as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) for Pennsylvania (West). The investiture ceremony will be Thursday, 1 MAY 2014 at the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks.

CASAs provide individual advice to the Secretary of the Army, the Chief of Staff of the Army and commanders at all levels on public sentiments toward the Army. CASAs also work closely with Army and installation commanders, Army National Guard and Army Reserve commanders, and other designated personnel within their area of responsibility.

DVNF is excited to see Dr. Rory Cooper's success in this position as he has shown such success with Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) at the University of Pittsburgh. Read more about DVNF's initiative to support HERL on their website.

The HERL lab at the University of Pittsburgh improves the mobility and function of people with disabilities through advanced engineering in clinical research and medical rehabilitation. Every day, men and women return from service with mobility disabilities and this new DVNF initiative is the start of improving the lives of those veterans.

About Disabled Veterans National Foundation: The Disabled Veterans National Foundation exists to change the lives of men and women who came home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom. A nonprofit 501c3, DVNF was founded in the fall of 2007 by six women veterans to expand their scope of work within the veteran's community.

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Doug Walker
Disabled Veterans National Foundation
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