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Department of Veterans Affairs

Electronic FOIA

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Since we are already preparing the Veterans “Claim files” for copying when requested, why not scan the file instead. Scanned files can be put into virtual temporary folders then saved as a PDF on CD’s. The 2 directions you can use this is once the files has been scanned you can keep 1 disk in a protective envelope with the date scanned to keep in the “C-file”. File the CD down in date order for future use when d1bc... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Automated work distribution system

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Currently everything gets scanned into an electronic file cabinet after we work it. This should be done up front, when the mail comes in & then distributed to via an automated work distribution system (AWD). This would reduce lost in transit mail, make tracking mail & productivity easier & allow for a more even distribution of work. The mail room would scan into the AWD, set up each file based on type of correspondence.... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Paperless Initiative

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Currently we are moving, per mandate, to provide a PAPER copy of the Tranisition Assistance Program (TAP) briefing slides to each servicemember when they attend TAP prior to separating from the military. The slide set contains over 105 slides, and some stations have hundreds of servicemembers, creating a large amount of paper product (e.g.- if we put 6 of the slides on one sheet of paper and provides this to 300 separating... more »

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