Category Archives: delays

Ship maintenance delays are jeopardizing national security, congressman says

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Navy ships that can’t regularly deploy due to maintenance delays aren’t “worth much,” Virginia Rep. Rob Wittman said Wednesday. And if those ships aren’t at sea, they aren’t sending the right message to U.S. adversaries. “We can have the greatest ships in the world, from our nuclear aircraft carriers to our submarines to our destroyers,” […]

Coronavirus delays new child care priority system, but good news for Coast Guard military families

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Coast Guard active duty families will get the same priority for Defense Department child care as other military families, under a recent policy change directed by Defense Secretary Mark Esper. Esper has also delayed the implementation of the new child care priority system to Sept. 1, originally scheduled for June 1, citing “challenges our families […]