They Gave It All – AUSN’s D-Day 75th Anniversary Remembrance
“Seventy-five years ago today, German soldiers occupying the northern coast of France looked out to sea and saw an ominous – and for many, their last – sight: the United States Navy and other allied ships, filling the horizon as far as the eye could see.” Read more.
DOJ Drops Challenge To Procopio Blue Water Navy Decision
The Department of Justice has decided not to appeal the Procopio decision, meaning a federal court ruling earlier this year that determined tens of thousands of “Blue Water” Navy Vietnam veterans are eligible for disability benefits is now settled law. Read more.
MISSION Act Now In Full Effect
Veterans will now be able to start seeing private doctors due to the MISSION Act, which took broad effect on June 6. The law was signed by the president last year but key provisions did not take effect until Thursday. It will replace the Veterans Choice Program and aims to make care more accessible for all veterans. Read more.
Read Our Latest Guest Column – “Health Talk: The Importance of Sleep”
“We stay up too late; we overstimulate ourselves with late night activities (like watching television) and get up early. There are not enough hours in the day for all that needs to get done, so hours of sleep are what usually get shortened. The truth is that good sleep hygiene practices can prevent the development of sleep problems and disorders.” Read more.