The following is the Nov. 17, 2022, Congressional Research Service Defense Primer: Defense Appropriations Process. Read More
Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.), a former nuclear-qualified surface warfare officer, lost her House seat on Tuesday to fellow Navy veteran Jen Kiggans. Read More
President Joe Biden on Friday signed a stopgap funding bill into law, preventing a government shutdown on the last day of the fiscal year. Read More
Over the next year, the Navy will hire 82 workers to help provide the service with more resources for addressing military sexual assaults, the undersecretary of the Navy told the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday. Read More
The Navy decommissioned the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG-61) in a ceremony on Friday as the service continues to take Ticonderoga-class cruisers out of inventory. Read More
Congress is considering new legislation that would remove a barrier for sailors and Marines to get time off for abortions. Read More
The House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday approved an amendment that would authorize a $37 billion increase to the annual policy bill’s topline and save five Littoral Combat Ships from decommissioning. Read More
The House Armed Services Committee chairman’s mark would allow the Navy to retire its nine Littoral Combat Ships as scheduled, USNI News understands. Read More
This story has been updated to correct the name of the commanding officer.
The Navy relieved the commanding officer of the Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center for Pearl Harbor on Monday over the fuel leak at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.