Cmdr. Brian Bourgeois died Dec. 7 after suffering injuries during a fast-rope training evolution Dec. 4 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The Navy’s special operations forces have been focused on counterterrorism operations but now must begin to evolve beyond those missions.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
Personnel with the permanent no-shave chits have six months to receive a medical reevaluation, which likely will trigger a new treatment regimen, according to the updated Bureau of Naval Personnel instruction.
By Courtney Mabeus