Category Archives: Budget

Conversation with a Shipmate: USS Carl Vinson

Shipmates, On this episode of “Conversation with a Shipmate,” myself and MCPON Stevens hold a discussion aboard the USS Carl Vinson, talking about the things that matter to Sailors- Sailors who are out operating where it matters, when it matters … Continue reading

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SAC-D Hearing Opening Statement on the Joint Strike Fighter (F-35C)

Shipmates, Today I testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Defense on the Joint Strike Fighter (F-35C). Provided below is my opening statement: Thank you Chairman Durbin, Vice Chairman Cochran, distinguished members of the committee, thank you for the … Continue reading

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HAC-D Hearing Opening Statement

Shipmates,         Today I testified before the House Appropriations Committee – Defense (HAC-D) to outline the readiness impacts of sequestration and the lack of an appropriations bill.  The following is my opening statement: Good morning Chairman Young,  good morning Chairman Rogers, … Continue reading

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Kicking Off 2013

Happy New Year Shipmates, We’ve got a lot to look forward to in the New Year. But first I want to thank you for all of your hard work and sacrifice last year.   I hope you were able to get … Continue reading

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