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SPRING 2018

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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2 Navy | Spring 2018 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 Amy L. Wittman, Editor amy.wittman@ausn.org Marlece Lusk, Art Director marlece.lusk@ausn.org AUSN Staff RADM Christopher Cole, 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 Kathryn Moats, Membership Assistant Shakira Segundo, Chief Financial Officer Heidi Weller, Director of HR and Operations Amy L. Wittman, Director of Communications 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 mem- bership 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. D E P A R T M E N T S 8 Legislative Update: Testimony Urges Care Continuity, Quality for Veterans 11 Membership Update: Tradition of Passing the Torch 30 Events & Announcements: AUSN Congratulates Junior Officers of the Year 39 Reunions 40 Region Update C O L U M N S 3 National Executive Director: Eight O'Clock Report By RADM Christopher Cole, 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.) 33 USAA Financial Advice: Buying Life Insurance 34 Enlisted Affairs: Rebuilding Naval Readiness By Fleet Master Chief Paul Kingsbury 35 Officer Affairs: Staff Officer 101 By CDR Kimberly A. Brubeck, U.S. Naval Reserve 36 Military Transitions: When Readiness Isn't an Option By Jamie Libby Boyle, Ph.D. 37 Military Transitions: Network to Establish Relationships By CAPT Scott Gibney, USN (Ret.) 38 Health Talk: Beware of Insect-borne Illnesses By CAPT Kathryn M. Serbin, USN (Ret.) Navy Magazine

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