AUSN

SUMMER 2017

Navy magazine is distributed on Capitol Hill,the Pentagon and naval bases around the world. It provides information that impacts Sailors, their families and the Navy. Navy is published quarterly by the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN).

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1 Association of the United States Navy SUMMER 2017 Volume 64, No. 2 C O V E R S T O R Y The Impossible Made Possible Advancements in Military Health Care By Diana B. West 24 F E A T U R E S 19 Interview: VADM Raquel Bono, Director, Defense Health Agency By Diana B. West 32 Sailor Sues U.S. Navy to Sail By CAPT Reinetta Vaneendenburg USN (Ret.) 34 How Technology Fights Drug Abuse By LCDR David M. Bradley, USN (Ret.) 40 Happy 119th Birthday, Hospital Corpsmen! By VADM Forrest Faison III, USN 41 Tribute to RADM James E. Forrest, Longest-Serving NRA Director Navy U.S. NAVY; OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE PHOTOS BY SHEALAH CRAIGHEAD 8 President Donald J. Trump, joined by U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin, participates in a bill signing of the Veteran's Affairs Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017, Aug. 12. COVER PHOTO: HOSPITAL CORPSMEN ASSIGNED TO THE 15TH MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT (15TH MEU) TRANSPORT A SIMULATED CASUALT Y TO A MV-22B OSPRE Y ASSIGNED TO MARINE AVIATION WEAPONS AND TAC TICS SQUADRON (MAW TS) 1 DURING WEAPONS AND TAC TICS INSTRUC TOR COURSE (W TI) 2-17 AT FIRE BASE BURT. THE EXERCISE IS DESIGNED TO EXECUTE A SIMULATED SPECIAL OPERATING FORCES RAID WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY SUPPORTING REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAM OBJEC TIVES AND FOCUSING ON CONDUC TING ALL SIX FUNC TIONS OF MARINE AVIATION. COVER PHOTO CREDIT: LANCE CPL. MICHAELA R. GREGORY VADM Raquel C. Bono briefs the audience at one of many discussions about the work of the Defense Health Agency 19

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