DACOWITS History of Recommendations - Spring Conference 1997


1. Forces Development and Utilization Subcommittee
DACOWITS recommends that the Secretary of Defense expand opportunities for women in Field Artillery by opening Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS).

2. Quality of Life
DACOWITS acknowledges that there is significant support by the Director, Defense Research and Evaluation (DDR&E), Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (ASD(HA)), and the Armed Service Biomedical Research Evaluation and Management (ASBREM) Committee for the continuation of funding for the Defense Women's Health Research Program (DWHRP).DACOWITS recommends funding of both:

(1) Continuation of research undertaken by DWHRP; and,
(2) Transition from research status to operational implementation of the Defense Medical Epidemiology Database (DMED) and the Defense Women's Health Information Clearinghouse (DWHIC).

Chair: Dr. Judith A. Youngman