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The Takeaway | Administrative Best Practices in Services for Veterans

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May 28, 2021

Delivering quality services to veterans and their families requires more than substantive knowledge of needs and resources. You also have to run the business, administer all that it entails, and ensure that your programs are healthy and sustainable. Pay close attention to your mission, your staff, your supporters, and your messages to maintain strong and effective service delivery.

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