It would mark the first time in nearly seven decades that U.S. military personnel have had legal recourse to seek payment from the military in cases of medical malpractice.
For the last year a terminally ill Green Beret has been travelling to Washington, D.C., to try to rally congressional support to change the Feres Doctrine. Is Congress answering his call?
On Tuesday Sens. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) introduced bipartisan legislation that would allow service members to sue the government for military medical malpractice.