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.