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Champus and military health care report of Subcommittee No. 2 of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, second session. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee No. 2.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Military dependents -- Medical care -- United States.

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Edition Notes

At head of title: H.A.S.C. no. 93-78.

LC ClassificationsUB403 .U53 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4851957M
LC Control Number75600917

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