Department of the Navy 2017 Operations and Maintenance Budget Request and Readiness Posture, Hearing Before the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Readiness, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, Second Session, March 17, 2016 [open pdf - 806KB]
This testimony compilation is from the March 17, 2016 hearing, "Department of the Navy 2017 Operations and Maintenance Budget Request and Readiness Posture" before the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services. From the statement of Vice Admiral John C. Aquilino: "[w]e appreciate the opportunity to testify on the current state of Navy readiness and projected changes to that readiness with the Fiscal Year 2017 budget request. This budget submission provides the resources to deliver sustainable deployed forces and supports our continued readiness recovery efforts. The submission also contains the hard choices and trade-offs we were obligated to make in order to achieve future war-fighting capability." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Vice Admiral John C. Aquilino, Vice Admiral Phillip H. Cullom, and Admiral Michelle J. Howard.
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