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“Restoration of full funding for a second Virginia-class submarine topped the Navy’s list of unfunded priorities in 2021,” said Congressman Courtney,
“I’m proud that this bill provides decisive and unqualified support for my effort to restore a second Virginia-class submarine in 2021,” Courtney added.
With the help and input of all, I believe we have created a bipartisan mark that in fact addresses many, if not all, of these flaws in the budget that was foisted on us.
June 22, 2020 Press Release
“Today’s announcement means ‘Game on’ for this exciting and transformational project that will shape our region’s economy for the next two decades—and I know that our talented shipbuilders of Electric Boat are up to the challenge,” Chairman Courtney said.
“In 2016, the Seapower Subcommittee heard alarming testimony that without replacement of the aging training ships assigned to the State Maritime Academies..."
“Today’s decision by former Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly to resign was a necessary step to restore the confidence of every sailor and member of the US Navy that its leadership is committed to their wellbeing,” said Chairman Courtney.
"Acting Secretary Modly's gratuitous personal attack on a Naval Officer infected with COVID-19 and in quarantine is stunning, and outrageous,” said Congressman Courtney.
April 3, 2020 Press Release
“While Captain Crozier clearly went outside the chain of command, his dismissal at this critical moment – as the Sailors aboard the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt are confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic-"
“We write to you today with urgent concern about the health and safety of our sailors and Marines embarked on Navy vessels facing the spread of COVID-19."
Over the course of Chairman Courtney’s questioning, Assistant Secretary Geurts testified about his confidence in the ability of the submarine industrial base to support the second 2021 submarine..."