On April 30, 2019, Military Times headlined online: “New measure would allow troops to sue for military malpractice mistakes”. Bipartisan U.S. House of Representative legislation proposes an exception to the Feres Doctrine, 69 year-old precedent barring legal redress, for non-combat treatment/care at major military hospitals and clinics; thereby giving service personnel the same rights as their spouses and children, other federal workers, and federal prisoners.