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The sponsor of legislation that would help certain naval veterans who served in the Vietnam War obtain compensation for health complications caused by Agent Orange exposure is hopeful the legislation will move forward, despite expressed opposition from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Since their 2015 book “Extreme Ownership” became a bestseller, former US Navy SEAL commanders Jocko Willink and Leif Babin’s management insights have been in high demand. The leadership consulting firm they started in 2010, Echelon Front, has grown significantly since then and has worked with more than 400 businesses.
The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 (H.R. 299) is currently languishing in the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and as a result, vital funding of benefits that impacts the lives and livelihoods of veterans now hangs in the balance.
As virtual training plays an ever-increasing role in ensuring readiness within the fleet, the Navy is constantly looking for ways to improve it. Meanwhile, may systems now in use are reaching the late stages of their functionality, and training scenarios frequently tend to call for the real virtual environments to function, together in increasingly complicated ways.
When and what the military will pay if it tells your base or command to evacuate? With hurricane season in full swing, it’s a perfect time to talk about when and how the military may pay travel expenses if you are instructed to evacuate.
WASHINGTON — As they left for summer recess, congressional lawmakers approved new legislation making it easier for WWII veterans exposed to mustard gas to receive medical and disability benefits. Now, as those elected officials return from break next week, advocates are hoping they’ll take up similar legislation for Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange during…
Military spouses will find it easier to apply for Department of Defense civilian jobs using military spouse preference, under new procedures being finalized now, according to DoD officials. Under new procedures, spouses will no longer have to report to a DoD human resources office/civilian personnel office within the commuting area of their sponsor’s new duty station…
The journeys taken by our wounded, ill and injured warriors are daunting, often heart-wrenching. The Navy Culinary specialist seaman diagnosed with Moyamoya disease, a rare, progressive cerebrovascular disorder, after only three years of service. The Navy hospital corpsman who, while running to the aid of a fellow service member, stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED), ultimately losing a leg.
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