US House passes 'Kyle Mullen Naval Safety Enhancements' after NJ Navy SEAL dies in 'Hell Week'

The amendment aims to improve medical care and oversight for high-stress military training programs.

News 12 Staff

Jul 16, 2022, 10:44 AM

Updated 709 days ago

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Kyle Mullen Naval Safety Enhancements” in response to the death of a Monmouth County Navy SEAL. 
Mullen, of Manalapan, died after completing what is known as “Hell Week” so that he could become a Navy SEAL.
The amendment aims to improve medical care and oversight for high-stress military training programs.
It also directs the Secretary of Defense to assess current standards and make recommendations for improved medical care for individuals in the Navy engaged in high-stress trainings to prevent long-term injury, illness and death. 
The amendment now moves to the Senate for a vote.


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