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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Vision and Mission The Association of the United States Navy (AUSN) is the professional association for Sailors. We are the leading voice for America's Sailors and the premier advocate for a strong Navy. AUSN advances the interests of all members of the Navy community. Editorial Staff LCDR Heidi J. Lenzini, USN (Ret.), Editor heidi.lenzini@ausn.org Marlece Lusk, Art Director marlece.lusk@ausn.org AUSN Staff RADM Robert D. Reilly, Jr., USN (Ret.), National Executive Director Brian B. Bauman, Director of Membership and Marketing Leah Gibbs, Executive Assistant CAPT Brett Korade, USN (Ret.), Director of Development ABH2(AW/SW) Michael J. Little, USN (IRR), Director of Legislative Affairs LCDR Heidi J. Lenzini, USN (Ret.), Director of Communications and Corporate Relations Shakira Segundo, Chief Financial Officer Military & Veterans Benefits Support: CAPT Marylynn Marrese, USN (Ret.) MMCM(SS/AW) Michael Niblack, USN (Ret.) Navy (ISSN 0162-2129), authorized under PSM, Section 132.22, published quarterly by the Association of the United States Navy, is a magazine devoted to the professional interests of the members of the Association of the United States Navy. Editorial and Executive Offices; 3601 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 110, Alexandria, Virginia 22304. Telephone: (703) 548-5800. Periodicals postage paid at Alexandria, VA, and other mailing offices. Articles and letters appearing in Navy do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Executive Committee of the Association of the United States Navy or the Editor nor are they necessarily to be interpreted as official policy of the United States Navy or the Association of the United States Navy. Rates: Subscription cost for Navy is covered by membership in the Association of the United States Navy. Membership is open to all dues paying individuals. Subscription price is $30 domestic. Single copy is $7.50. Eligible non-members are not entitled to subscription rates. Photos or articles may be reproduced, providing credit is given to the Association of the United States Navy. Postmaster: Send change of address to the Association of the United States Navy, 3601 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 110, Alexandria, Virginia 22304. Printed in the USA. 2 Navy | Summer 2017 D E P A R T M E N T S 8 Legislative Affairs: Full Speed Ahead 10 Membership Update: Preparing for AUSN's Future 12 Shipmates' Symposium: Medicine Begins with Imagination 36 Member Services: 2017 Scholarship Awardees 46 Region Updates 47 Reunions C O L U M N S 3 From the National Executive Director: Eight O'Clock Report By RADM Robert D. Reilly, Jr., USN (Ret.) 5 From the Board: Flag Bridge By VADM Lou Crenshaw, USN (Ret.) 6 From the National President: View from the Bridge By LCDR David M. Bradley, USN (Ret.) 7 Enlisted Affairs: Joint Military Health Team By Command Sgt. Maj. Robert C. Luciano, USA 14 Officer Affairs: Preparing Sailors for "Sand-Duty" By CDR Kimberly A. Brubeck, USN 18 USAA Financial Advice: Don't Skip Long-Term Care 22 Veterans United: 4 Key Benefits of VA Home Loans By Chris Birk 42 Military Transitions: Doing Things for Your Dreams By Emilie Duck 44 Health Talk: Leveraging Technology to Care for Veterans By CAPT Kathryn M. Serbin, USN (Ret.) E V E N T S & A N N O U N C E M E N T S 16 Navy Now Forum: Rapid Acquisition 28 Spotlight: Phoenix, Arizona's Saguaro Chapter 38 AUSN Headquarters Moves

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